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Discover America

From Sea to Shining Sea

Julie Olson, Julie Olson (Illustrator), Katharine Lee Bates (Lyricist)


List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Follow the patriotic journey of a little red balloon as it makes its way from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States. Accompanied by the words of one of America's most beloved anthems, America the Beautiful, this book shows the diversity and beauty of our great country through the eyes of children.

To add an interactive experience, kids all across the United States will be able to go online at to send their own virtual balloons on their own journey.

Shadow Mountain, 9781609078553, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2014

About the Author

Julie Olson was born in Maryland and raised in Indiana. She holds a BFA degree in illustration from Brigham Young University. Julie's first picture book was Hip, Hip, Hooray for Annie McRae! Her recent books include Already Asleep, There's Always a Way, Annie McRae! and Christmas Love.