Flag Day Children’s Books
You might know the American flag’s history, but does your child? Help your little learner to better understand the symbol of their country with a few flag-themed books. And when better to read these picks than on Flag Day? Check out some of the top choices for young children.
Blue Sky White Stars, by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson. With simple words and amazingly artistic illustrations, this children’s read (fore preschoolers and young grade schoolers) can help your curious kiddo to learn more about their country and its symbols.
The American Flag, by Lisa M. Herrington. Using photos, text and timelines, this pick is perfect for children in the early elementary school grades.
Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag, by Sarah L. Thomson, Bob Dacey and Debra Bandelin. Your child can learn about the history of the flag, how it’s changed over the years and where it hangs. Not only does this easy read give your child a brief background, but it can help them to better understand why this historic symbol is important.
You’re a Grand Old Flag, by George M. Cohan and Warren Kimble. You know the song, and now your child will too. Celebrate Flag Day with this playful pick that also includes artistic illustrations.