I Pledge Allegiance (Carolrhoda on My Own Books)

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9780876143933: I Pledge Allegiance (Carolrhoda on My Own Books)

Describes how and why the Pledge of Allegiance was written, how it has changed in wording over the years, and precisely what it means.

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Grade 2-4 --Written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the pledge, this easy-to-read book traces the history of the oath. Author and illustrator have placed the pledge within the historical and social framework of the time as well as provided the step-by-step events in its development over time. The narrative text varies in quality; some parts merely list chronological events, while others flow smoothly in a storylike fashion. The illustrations, in oils, enhance the text by giving an appropriate sense of time and place throughout. While other flag books may mention the pledge, this book fills a gap by making it the entire focus. Also, because the pledge to the flag was created to honor the 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in America, I Pledge Allegiance is a timely addition to materials to be used to celebrate the 500th anniversary. Social studies and ESL curricula will be enriched by this book; it will also be helpful in public library programs and services to new immigrant groups. --Janie Schomberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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