Description - I Pledge Allegiance by Bill Martin
Q. Why isn't the American flag orange and pink? Q. Who in the world is Richard Stan? Q. How can children finally understand the Pledge of Allegiance? * See answers below. Children in the US have been reciting the Pledge of Allegiance since 1892, and for about that long, they've found its big words quite confusing. Now, beloved children's book author Bill Martin Jr (writer of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?), along with fellow literacy expert Michael Sampson and award-winning illustrator Chris Raschka, gives children a long-awaited hand and parses this patriotic poem once and for all. A. Red stands for courage, white for purity and innocence, and blue for loyalty and fairness. A. A nice fellow, or a common mispronunciation of for which it stands. A. They can read this book!
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Author Biography - Bill Martin
Chris Raschka is the illustrator of more than 20 highly praised books for children, including Yo! Yes?, a Caldecott Honour Book. His other titles for Walker Books are Table Manners, with Vladimir Radunsky and A Poke in the I, the concrete poetry collection edited by Paul B. Janeczko. Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson are both literacy experts and authors. Bill has written more than 300 books. The International Reading Association named him one of the "Greats of the Century".