By Devin Scillian

From the British and our structure that changed their rule, to Yellowstone Park and Zane Grey's tales of the west, "A is for the US" is a sweeping tribute to all we all know and love approximately our kingdom. With pleasant poems that beg to be learn aloud, and expository textual content to develop a student's horizons, this American alphabet will make you fall in love with the USA over and over. shiny, fantastically certain illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll convey each one letter to existence, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of 2 global Wars.

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M Mayflower, Minuteman, Motown, manatee. is Mickey Mantle, Mickey Mouse, Monopoly. M can seem so mighty when it’s a river rolling by. M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I. One of the greatest baseball players ever, Mickey Mantle was named for another great player, Mickey Cochrane. , stretching from Lake Itasca, Minnesota to just south of New Orleans, Louisiana. Motown introduced the world to many amazingly talented African American musicians and performers. Perhaps the country’s most beloved artist, Norman Rockwell painted everyday scenes of American life.

Local elections are held at various times, but national elections are held on the first Tuesday in November. Yellowstone National Park is located mostly in Wyoming, but extends into Montana and Idaho as well. Yosemite National Park is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. The New York Yankees are probably the most famous sports team in American history. Y can make you hungry, as Yogi Bear has shown. Out yonder you’ll find Y for Yosemite and Yellowstone. The Y can be a place for fun like the YMCA.

U takes us up to Utah, unafraid of an upcoming storm. It’s undeniably Ulysses S. Grant in his Union uniform. It’s also Uncle Tom’s Cabin which helped us understand the uncommon things we must uphold for dear old Uncle Sam. V is for the veterans and the valor they displayed in vying for vital victories and the sacrifices they made. V is for Virginia and Vermont and Vikings, too. It seems they got here long before Columbus was able to. Veterans are people who have served their country in the armed forces.

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