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Americana Adventure

by Michael Garland

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This book is so much fun to read because it is filled with clues that keep you engaged. The story is very simple, of a young boy on a scavenger hunt through though important parts of the country, but on each page there are so many things to look at. The author has hidden famous quotes, pictures of important figures in american history, and many other things we are supposed to find.
I have used this book to introduce a theme of Patriotism to kindergarten. They had so much fun with it and had so many questions about the different things they saw. ( )
  KellyLPickett | Mar 29, 2013 |
Amazing little book! This book was created to be both an informational read and a search and find. Reading through the book you will find the faces famous U.S. leaders and citizens. Each page brings readers on a mini adventure to an iconic city where they can see the important sights. The pages show past presidents, baseball hall of famers, literary and musical giants, and many more. There is plenty to see on each page, and will help readers to identify major characters in our nations growth. I think this book does a great job in making learning fun. Let your young children read this book! ( )
  vwhitt | Nov 13, 2012 |
This book is a good example of historical nonfiction because it involves real places, up to date and accurate facts. This about a boy's journey across the United States visiting important national land marks and seeing the people who helped establish the United States

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  kaitlinc23 | Apr 9, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0525479457, Hardcover)

Celebrate the Fourth of July in a vibrant seek-and-find adventure.

This fun-filled ode to America brims with patriotic spirit and more than 200 hidden objects to find.

Tommy, star of the bestselling Look Again series, awakes on July Fourth to find a note from his eccentric Aunt Jeanne, promising a spectacular surprise if he unravels clues she has hidden for him. Tommy?s clues lead him on a magical cross-country trip through America?s great places and iconic traditions. From Times Square to Mount Rushmore, from a Mississippi riverboat to the Golden Gate Bridge, spectacular scenery and colorful details are sure to delight eagle-eyed young readers.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:49:36 -0400)

Tommy awakes on July Fourth to find a note from his eccentric Aunt Jeanne, promising a spectacular surprise if he unravels clues she has hidden for him.

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