Oh Say Can You See

Sheila Keenan, Author, Ann Boyajian, Illustrator
Sheila Keenan, Author, Ann Boyajian, Illustrator Scholastic $16.95 (64p) ISBN 978-0-439-42450-9
Reviewed on: 10/01/2004
Release date: 10/01/2004
Readers can explore American history and traditions in O, Say Can You See? America's Symbols, Landmarks, and Inspiring Words by Sheila Keenan, illus. by Ann Boyajian. With one to two spreads for each monument or symbol, the volume covers such historical cornerstones as the White House, Uncle Sam, the Great Seal and the National Anthem. Boyajian's brightly smudged pastel and pencil renderings complement Keenan's accessible text: ""The Liberty Bell kept tolling. Finally, it cracked. No one is sure exactly when."" .