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Sweet Land of Liberty
By Callista Gingrich. Illustrated by Susan Arciero. ISBN 978-1-59698-292-5. Copyright 2011. Hardcover with 32 pages including 28 illustrated pages and appendix.
This beautifully illustrated book features Ellis, a cuddly and curious elephant, on a quest to discover why America is exceptional. Ellis learns about the Pilgrim’s first Thanksgiving, the Boston Tea Party and George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware. With vivid illustrations and charming rhymes, Ellis’s adventures are a fun history lesson for young readers.