Americans (Hardcover)

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Americans (Hardcover)

By Douglas Wood, Elizabeth Sayles (Illustrator)


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Learn what makes Americans great, from sea to shining sea, in this patriotic and diverse picture book for New York Times bestselling author Douglas Wood.

What makes Americans great?

Americans are different from one another in many ways. And despite these differences, Americans share certain ways of doing and being that hold us all together. From the Fourth of July to the Bill of Rights, Douglas Wood and Elizabeth Sayles share the story of what it is to be American.
Douglas Wood is the author of A Quiet Place as well as the New York Times bestselling Can’t Do series. His books Old Turtle and Old Turtle and the Broken Truth were both international bestsellers. He lives in a cabin in the woods of Minnesota. A studied naturalist, Douglas shares his knowledge of nature as a wilderness guide. Visit him at

Elizabeth Sayles has illustrated more than twenty books for children, including The Goldfish Yawned, which she also wrote. It was chosen as the Bank Street College Best Children’s Book for 2005. She also illustrated I Already Know I Love You, by Billy Crystal, which was a #1 New York Times bestselling picture book. Elizabeth lives in Valley Cottage, New York.
Product Details ISBN: 9781416927563
ISBN-10: 1416927565
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: June 19th, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English