Date: January 2012
Duration: 0 hours 6 minutes
Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a meaningful US holiday, Veterans Day. Readers will learn about the 1918 armistice and the holiday’s evolution from Armistice Day to Veterans Day to honor veterans of all wars. Associated symbols such as red poppies and the US flag are explained, as well as traditions including parades and ceremonies. The Arlington National Cemetery’s Veterans Day ceremony is described, as well as the Tomb of the Unknowns. Also mentioned are other countries’ comparable holidays, such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day. This title concludes with a full page of facts about Veterans Day. Features include a table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.