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Title:
Presidents' Day : honoring the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln
Author:
Wade, Mary Dodson.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes the history of the observation of Presidents' Day and provides information on the two presidents who are honored on this holiday.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.0 0.5 81686.
ISBN:
9780766022348
Format :
Book

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On the third Monday in February, Presidents' Day, which honors the birthdays of two of the most important presidents of the United States, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, is celebrated. In this addition to the Finding Out About Holidays series, author Mary Dodson Wade gives a brief history of the lives of these influential men and their contributions to making the country strong. Color photographs, Internet addresses, and a glossary contribute to an understanding of the celebrations held today and the reasons why these presidents are still revered.


Table of Contents

1 Celebrating American Presidentsp. 5
2 "The Father of His Country"p. 13
3 "Honest Abe"p. 23
4 Presidents and Presidents' Dayp. 35
Presidents' Day Projectp. 42
Words to Knowp. 44
Reading Aboutp. 46
Internet Addressesp. 47
Indexp. 48