Constitution Day, September 17, 2021

We the Kids, written and illustrated by David Catrow According to a posting on the internet, Constitution Day celebrates the “formation and signing of the American Constitution on September 17, 1787 by thirty-nine brave men.” Artist and political cartoonist David Catrow is bent on presenting “The Preamble to the Constitution” to very young future voters…

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Patriotism and Memorial Day

America the Beautiful, illustrated by Wendell Minor Who among us, old or young, has not heard or sung that most stirring of poems set to music, written by one Katharine Lee Bates entitled, “America the Beautiful.” After reading this book with its masterful paintings of the depth and variety of the American landscape, parents, grandparents…

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