W is for Welcome: A Celebration of America’s Diversity
Written by Brad Herzog
Illustrated by Gijsbert, Helle, Michael Glenn, and Laura van Frankenhuyzen, Urban, Monroe, and Knorr
Published by Sleeping Bear Press
Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America’s diverse population and showcase the remarkable achievements and contributions that have come from the many people who have chosen to make our country their home. Topics include well-known landmarks and institutions (the Statue of Liberty and the White House, our national parks system) and famous citizens whose talents helped make the United States a world leader (Albert Einstein and Madeleine Albright). In addition to celebrating America’s history and development, key concepts such as naturalization and steps to citizenship are explained in easy-to-understand terms for the young reader.
Primary ISBN: 9781585364022
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 06 or older
Community Represented: Various
Themes: Anthology, Celebrations, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee, Immigrant
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