Is a Bald Eagle Really Bald?

Is a Bald Eagle Really Bald?

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A bald eagle doesn't sound like an attractive bird. But it's pictured on the Great Seal of the United States and on the dollar bill. Why was this bird chosen as a national symbol? Join Ms. Patel's class as they find out why bald eagles are important, what the Great Seal stands for, and how bald eagles live in the wild. A special guest also pays the class a visit!
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 24 pages
  • 249 x 251 x 8mm | 363g
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • Index; Illustrations, color
  • 1467721387
  • 9781467721387

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"These cheerful introductions to American Symbols are ideal for early elementary students. Each title operates on the premise that a group of children is learning about a symbol by participating in a class lesson or by going on a field trip to see the symbol itself. The storylike narrative is simple, engaging, and informative. The author pulls in images and comparisons that help the youngest elementary school students grasp new concepts ('"What's a symbol?" Ethan asks. "A symbol is something that stands for something else," Mr. Gomez answers. "Like a green light means go!" says Jolie.'). The bright, cartoon illustrations feature a variety of people: men, women, children, black, white, and Latino, and one character appears in a wheelchair. All in all, an appealing first look at American emblems." --School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

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