Books to Celebrate Independence Day

We've chosen some of our favorite books to read to celebrate the Fourth of July. Some are longer picture books and stories that are a great way to introduce young children to the history of how the United States won its independence. Some of the books describe how the holiday is typically celebrated today with fireworks and picnics and parades. Others specifically focus on the Declaration of Independence.

Note: 4 of the books on this list are only available for members to view. 


The 4th of July Story
Fireworks, Picnics and Flags: The Story of the Fourth of July Symbols
The First Book Edition of the Declaration of Independence
The Fourth of July
Fourth of July
Fourth of July Raid
Our Independence and the Constitution
Ring for Liberty
The Story of the Declaration of Independence