Memorial Day

DC Public LibraryThe DC Public Library has an excellent paperback picture book with vibrant colorful pictures that is a very informative Memorial Day read for young children.

With Memorial Day by Rebecca Rissman, children will learn facts and the meaning of holiday, on a child's level. (The book is part of the Holidays and Festivals series; all the titles are listed on the back cover of the book.)

Simple repetitive text is used to teach children basic vocabulary in addition to learning about the history of Memorial Day. Come and check the book out to read with your child on Memorial Day.

-- Deborah P. Turner, Children's Librarian