Sweet Land of Liberty

Sweet Land of Liberty

By Callista Gingrich; Susan Arciero (Illustrator)

Regnery Publishing, Hardcover, 9781596982925, 28pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2011


How did America become the land of the free?

In Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant sets off on a quest to find out.

Through an amazing afternoon at the library, Ellis travels through time and discovers the pivotal moments that have shaped our nation’s unique history, including,

  • the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving
  • the Boston Tea Party
  • George Washington crossing the Delaware
  • pioneers settling the great frontier
  • the first man on the moon

and many more of the astounding events and people whose dreams, courage, and hard work have made America great.

With its vivid illustrations and charming rhymes, Sweet Land of Liberty is a must read for children and parents alike who want to explore our nation’s great historyand discover why America is a free and exceptional nation.

About the Author

Arciero is an illustrator who specializes in children's magazines and picture books. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.