Patriotic Picture Books

Martin, Bill. I Pledge Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance.
The words to the Pledge of Allegiance are illustrated and accompanied by simple explanations by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson ; illustrated by Chris Raschka.

Catrow, David. We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States.
An illustrated preamble to the Constitution of the United States, pictures and foreword by David Catrow.

Guthrie, Woody. This Land is Your Land.
This well-known folk song by Woody Guthrie is accompanied by a tribute from folksinger Pete Seeger, the musical notation, and a biographical scrapbook with photographs.

Kroll, Steven. By the Dawn’s Early Light : the Story of the Star Spangled Banner.
An account of the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” detailing how Key was actually behind enemy lines at the time seeking release of a captured friend from the British, who would not allow their departure until the bombardment of Baltimore was completed.

Spier, Peter. The Star-Spangled Banner.
Illustrates three verses of our national anthem, written at the battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.

Cheney, Lynne. America: A Patriotic Primer.
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by important people, ideas, and events in the history of the United States.

St. George, Judith. So You Want to be President?
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.

Melmed, Laura Krauss. Capital!: Washington D.C. from A to Z.
Rhyming text and illustrations present the sights of Washington, D.C., from A to Z.

Bates, Katharine Lee. America the Beautiful.
An illustrated edition of the nineteenth-century poem, later set to music, celebrating the beauty of America.

Berlin, Irving. God Bless America.
A family of bears experiences America in an illustrated version of the classic song.

Kellogg, Steven. Yankee Doodle.
An illustrated version of the well-known song of the American Revolution.


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