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SING AMERICA! A List of Singable Books for July 4th (and other holidays that celebrate the USA and her citizens) and/or Tell Stories of American History

Posted on: June 22, 2010

Sing AMERICA Sing!  These are the Patriotic Illustrated Songs that I’ve found and explored so far.  These songs celebrate the United States of America, her citizens and tell stories of American History.

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ABC, National Museum of American History

By Florence Cassen Mayers
Illustrated with items from Washington, DC’s National Museum of American History

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All American Car-I-Oke

Music and Lyrics by Various Artists
Written by David Schiller
Published by Workman Publishing Company
America’s Song, The Story of Yankee Doodle
by Stuart Murray

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America (My Country ’Tis of Thee)
Words by Reverend Samuel Francis Smith
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Todd Ouren

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America the Beautiful
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Wendell Minor
(This book features profiles on Ms. Bates and Mr. Ward as well as printed music, and illustrations of beautiful places in America.)

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America the Beautiful
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Todd Ouren

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America the Beautiful
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Chris Gall
(This book features printed music and a page of information about the artwork.)

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America the Beautiful (a Collection of Best-Loved Patriotic Songs)
Music and Lyrics by Various Artists
Compiled and Arranged by Tom Glazer
Illustrated by Barbara Corrigan

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America the Beautiful (A Pop-Up Book)
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

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America the Beautiful in the Words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Various Aritsts
Music by Various Artists

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America Sings (Stories and songs of Our Country’s Growing)

Traditional Music and Lyrics
Collected and Told by Carl Cramer
Arrangements by Edwin John Stringham
Illustrations by Elizabeth Black Cramer
Copyright 1942 by Carl Cramer

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Benjamin Franklin Founding Father
Words by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Sing to the tune of “Ode to Joy” (by  Ludwig van Beethoven)
Illustrated with Online Images of Artwork by Various Artists
View or print a copy of this book, with my compliments, here:
Benjamin Franklin Founding Father Song Book by ELEG for SBWE

To hear how the song goes, here’s a little scratch recording of me singing the song (into my little digital recorder),

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/benjamin-franklin-founding

This book is intended for use at home or in the classroom only. 

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The Buck Stops Here: The President’s of the United States
Text by Alice Provensen
Sing with Sing Books with Emily’s ”The Presidents Name Song”
Illustrated by Alice Provensen
ISBN978-0-670-01252-7
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody

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Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated with Artwork from the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Nora Panzer

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Celebrating America (A Collection of Poems and Images of the American Spirit)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Poetry Compiled Laura Whipple
Illustrated with Art from the Collections of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Colonial & Revolution Songbook (Keith & Rusty McNeil, with historical commentary)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Book by Keith and Rusty McNeil

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The Constitution of the United States of America (With Benjamin Franklin’s Address to the Delegates Upon the Signing of the Constitution)

Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink
The Preamble to the Constitution (which you can SING, thanks to Lynn Ahrens and School House Rock) is printed and illustrated in this AMAZING book that called to me from across the book-sale.  I sailed over to it and snatched it up.  It’s a tall, heavy book with fabulous illustrations which illuminate a complete printing of the US Constitution and includes a chronology of and historical information about constitutional creation.
You can hear a clip of Lynn Ahrens singing The Preamble, on Track 4 of this link:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/recsradio/radio/B0000033XR/ref=pd_krex_dp_001_004?ie=UTF8&track=004&disc=001

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Emma’s Poem (The Voice of the Statue of Liberty)
Book Written by Linda Glaser
Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola
This book features the poem “The New Colossus”
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin (“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor“)

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The Erie Canal
Traditional Words and tune
Illustrated by Peter Spier

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The Family Car Songbook (Hundreds of Miles of Fun!)

Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Compiled by Jason Tharp
Illustrated by Michael Gelen

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Fifty Nifty States
Words and Music by Ray Charles
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
For educational purposes only.

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Fifty (50) United States (One Page for Each State and a Few Interesting Facts
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus

I do not have the publising rights to sell a book containing ”Fifty Nifty States” lyrics (as written by Ray Charles).  But I’ve created this book with a page for each state, in alphabetical order, which you can use to sing the song, after the intoduction.

If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or lave a comment to this post.

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The Fifty Nifty United States Map (by ELEG for Sing Books with Emily)
Map Colorized by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Words and Music by Ray Charles
To view or print this map, click here:
usa map by eleg

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Fifty Nifty States Map Coloring Page
To view or print the coloring page, click here:
fifty nifty states map coloring page

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Fireside Book of Favorite American Songs
Words and Music by Various Artists
Selected and Edited by Margaret Bradford Boni
Arranged for the Piano by Norman Lloyd
Illustrated by Aurelius Battaglia
Introductions by Anne Brooks
Forward by Carl Van Doren

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Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags (The Story of the Fourth of July Symbols)
Words and Music by Various Artsits
Book by James Cross Giblin
Illustrated by Ursula Arndt
This book features a chapter (including lyrics, song history, and illustrations) called “Patriotic Music and Songs.”

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The Gettysburg Address
Words by Abraham Lincoln
Music by Mrs. Patel’s 6th Grade Class (Woodmere Elementary School, Woodmere, New York, 1962)
Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink
Sing this song with the accompaniment and melody line, played here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-gettysburg-address-piano

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GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (sing along book 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Cover Picture by Eloise Gleichenhaus (2010)

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GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (song sheet w chords 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-w-chords

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GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (song sheet NO chords 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-no-chords

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THE NEW COLOSSUS (song Give Me Your Tired Your Poor)
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
new-colossus-song-sheet-w-music-sbwe

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Glorious American Songbook (A Classic Illustrated Edition)

Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Various Artists
Compiled by Cooper Edens

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God Bless America
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger
(This book features printed music)

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Hand in Hand (An American History Through Poetry)
Collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Music and Poetry by Various Artists
Illustrated by Peter M. Fiore

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I Hear America Singing! (Folk Songs for American Families)
Collected and arranged by Kathleen Drull
Illustrated by Allen Garnes
Introductory note by Arlo Guthrie
(This book includes a CD and sheet music)

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Home on the Range

Words by Dr. Brewster Higley
Additional Words by John A. Lomax
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
Illustrations by Brian Ajhar

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Home on the Range
Poem by Dr. Brewster Higley
Additional Words by  John A. Lomax
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
This book features pages of historical information and printed music.

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Hurray for the Fourth of July
Words and Music by Various Artists
Written by Wendy Watson
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

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Keep On Sewing, Betsy Ross! (A Fun Song About the First American Flag)
Book by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of Yankee Doodle
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio

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I Love the Mountains
Traditional Words and Music
Words Adapted by John Archembault and David R. Plummer
Illustrated by Susan Swan

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Lady Liberty (A Biography)
Book Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
This book features an excerpt of the poem “The New Colossus”
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin (“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor“)

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Let Freedom Sing
Traditional Words and Tune
Text by Vanessa Newton
Illustrated by Vanessa Newton
(This special and joyously illustrated book, with text about heros of the civil rights movement and a page of information and lyrics for songs that lifted the spirits of those facing the challenges of that time, contains the lyrics for “This Little Light of Mine.”)

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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
Words by Abraham Lincoln
Music by Mrs. Patel’s 6th Grade Class (Woodmere Elementary School, Woodmere, New York, 1962)
With Designs by James Daugherty
Sing this song with the accompaniment and melody line, played here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-gettysburg-address-piano

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Me and Paul Revere
(Single album cover)
Words and Music by Steve Martin
Performed by Mr. Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Christopher Bing

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Midnight Riders (a Fund song about the Ride of Paul Revere and William Dawes) 
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of “Over Hill, Over Dale”)
Musical Arrangement by Elizabeth Temple
Text and Lyrics by Michael Dahl
Illustrated by Brandon Reibling
ISBN 1-4048-0129-4

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Museum ABC, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Illustrated with details of artwork from the collections of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

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My Country ‘Tis of Thee: How One Song Reveals the History of Civil Rights
Lyrics to “America, My Country ‘Tis of Thee” by Samuel Francis Smith (1831)
Book by Claire Rudolf Murphy
Lyrics by Various Artists
Illustrated by Bryan Collier

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My Country ‘Tis of  Thee
Words by Reverend Samuel Francis Smith
Traditional Tune
Illustrated with photographs by various artists
Published by Cartwheel Books/Scholastic

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O Beautiful for Spacious Skies
(America the Beautiful)
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Art by Wayne Thiebaud
Edited by Sara Jane Boyers

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Oh Say Can You See (The Star Spangled Banner)
Traditional Tune
Words by Frances Scott Key
Additional Text by D. Clark
Published by Make Believe Ideas Ltd.

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The Old Chisholm Trail
Traditional Words and Tune
Additional Words by Rosalyn Schanzer
Illustrated by Rosalyn Schanzer

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Our Abe Lincoln
Traditional tune
Words adapted by Jim Aylesworth
Illustrated by Barbara McClintock
(Sing to the tune of “The Old Gray Mare”)

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Pass the Buck (a Fun Song About the Famous Faces and Places on American Money)
Words by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of This Old Man
Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling

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Paul Revere’s Ride
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Ted Rand

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Paul Revere’s Ride
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Monica Vachula

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The Pledge of Allegiance
Traditional Words
Music by Irving Caesar

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Pop! Goes the Weasel and Yankee Doodle (New York City in 1776 and Today, with Songs and Pictures)
Traditional Words and Tunes
Words Adapted and Text by Robert Quackenbush
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush

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Preamble
Art by Mike Wilkins (1987)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
http://americanart.si.edu
Sing this ART with The Preamble Songfrom School House Rock
Additional Lyrics by
Music by Lynn Ahrens

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Presidents Name Song for Sing Books with Emily
Song Intro by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustrations and Layout Compiled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody
If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or lave a comment to this post.

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Sing the President’s Name Song for Sing Books with Emily with:

Presidential Block Set made by Uncle Goose Company
You can sing this with:
THE PRESIDENT’S NAME SONG!

Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody

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PRESIDENTS NAME SONG
Song Intro by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustrations by Painless Learning Placemats
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody

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Rhode Island is Famous for You
Words by Howard Dietz
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus

This item is for classroom, home, or library use only.

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Riding in My Car

Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Illustrated by Scott Mechin

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The Rooster Crows (A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles)
Collected and Illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham

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Row, Row, Row the Boats (A Fun Song About George Washington Crossing the Delaware)
Book by by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of Row Your Boat
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio

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School House Rock

I’m Just a Bill/Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here
(Complete Illustrated Lyrics to the School House Rock Classics)
“I’m Just a Bill” Words and Music by Dave Frishberg
“Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here” Words and music by Bob Dorough
Illustrated by Phil Kimmelman and Associates
Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing

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School House Rock (The Official Guide)

By Tom Yohe and George Newall (Creators of School House Rock)
(This book is filled with lyrics, trivia, synopses, and illustrations for each song)

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School House Rock, The Box Set
Produced by Kid Rhino Records
(This set has 4 CD’s with all the classic songs.  The Box is set up like the denim cloth 3 ring binders you remember from school days, filled with loose leaf college ruled pages and “hand written” notes about the songs, composers, creators and animators.)

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School House Rock Songbook

(10 Songs from the Classic TV Series
(Printed Sheet music)
Published by Hal Leonard

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School House Rock DVD Collection

(Contains all the song animations.  AHHHHH, brings me back to the good ol’ days.)

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Simple Gifts ELEG for SBWE
Simple Gifts Song Sheet with Guitar Chords for SBWE
Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
Guitar Chords and Arrangement by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
Simple Gifts ELEG for SBWE

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Simple Gifts Song Sheet with Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
Guitar Chords and Arrangement by ELEG for SBWE
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
SBS Simple Gifts w chords SBWE

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Simple Gifts (the shaker song)
Words and Music by Elder Joseph Bracket
Illustrated with Photographs by Solomon M. Skolnick

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Simple Gifts (The Shaker Hymn)

Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
(You might also enjoy a post about “Simple Gifts at the White House“:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/23/simple-gifts-at-the-white-house/
And other Related Posts as well.)
This song seems simple, but it is rich with profound ideas.  And you can sing it fast and you can sing it slow.  You can sing it in a round and you can sing it solo.  You can sing it a-capella or you with another fella…this song is simply a wonderful thing…

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A page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDARSIMPLE GIFTS
SBWE Advent Calendar simple gifts
Simple Gifts (The Shaker Hymn)
Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “Simple Gifts,” click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar simple gifts

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Sing for America
Words and Music by Various Artists
Written and Compiled by Opal Wheeler
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

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Song of the Presidents
Words by Oscar Brand
Sing to the Tune of Yankee Doodle
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus

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Songs America Voted By (A thoroughly factual and entertaining history of the candidates, the parties, the issues, the songmakers and the word sand music that won – and lost – American Presidential Elections)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Text by Irwin Silber
Cover Illustration Pat Topper
ISBN0-8117-2275-9

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Songs of ’76 (A Folksinger’s History of the Revolution, Being a Compendium of Music and Verses, Patriotic and Treasonous, Sung Both by the Rebels and the Adherents of His Royal Majesty George III)
Book by Oscar Brand
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrations by Various Artists
Published by M. Evans and Company, Inc. NYC
LOC Catalog Number: 72-83733

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Star Spangled Banner
Words by Francis Scott Key
Music by J. Stafford Smith
Illustrated by Peter Spier
(When it comes to creating accurately detailed pictures that are fun to look at and respect the intelligence of children, you can’t find a better illustrator than Peter Spier.  This is a fantastic book.  The pictures tell the authentic story of the battle, witnessed by Francis Scott Key, which inspired the poem, which was later set to music and eventually became our National Anthem.  This book features printed music and a detailed essay about the song.)

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Star Spanlged Banner
Words by Francis Scott Key
Music by J. Stafford Smith
Illustrated by Todd Ouren

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The Star Spangled Banner
Traditional Tune
Words by Francis Scott Key
Text by Amy Winstead
Illustrated by Bob Dacey and Debra Bandelin

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The Star-Spangled Banner
Words by Francis Scott Key
Music by J. Stafford Smith
Edited by Barbie H. Schwaeber
Illustrated by Frank Ordaz

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Stories of Our American Patriotic Songs
Words and Music by Various Artists
Book by Dr. John Henry Lyons
Illustrated by Jacob Landau
LOC # 42-24375

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Story of the Star Spangled Banner
Written by Patricia A. Pingry
Illustrated by Nancy Munger

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Words by Jack Norworth
Music by Albert Von Tilzer
Illustrated by Amiko Hirao
Performed by Carly Simon
This edition gets a GOLD STAR for including the FULL song (both verses and chorus) and a fabulous recording of Carly Simon and her deligthful arrangement she made for Ken Burn’s documentary Baseball.

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This Land is Your Land

Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Illustrated by Kathy Jakobsen
(This book, rich in detail, features printed music and a tribute to Woody Guthrie written by Pete Seeger.)

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN
Poem by Eve Merriam
Illustrated by Marc Simont
Featured in Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

 

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN (Book for SBWE)
Poem by Eve Merriam
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN (Songsheet w chords SBWE)
Poem by Eve Merriam
Featured in Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Tune by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
to-meet-mr-lincoln-merriam-eleg-sbwe

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Trouble Brewing (A Fun Song about the Boston Tea Party)
(A sing-along history lesson with music and lyrics)
Words and Music by Michael Dahl
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling

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United States State Capitals Song
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus

If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or lave a comment to this post.

Sing Along with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/us-state-capitals-song-sbwe

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We Shall Overcome (A Song That Changed the World)
By Stuart Stotts
Forward by Pete Seeger
With Illustrations by Terrance Cummings
(This is not a book that you can just sit down and sing, but it is ABOUT the SONGS that helped galvanize the civil rights movement, some of which have been illustrated into Singable Books)

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Wee Sing America

Traditional Words and Tunes and Songs by Various Artists
Compiled and Arranged by Pamela Conn Beal and Susan Hagen Nipp
Illustrated by Nancy Spence Klein
(“You’re a Grand Old Flag” is included in this volume)

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We the Kids (The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States)

Forward by David Catrow
Illustrated by David Catrow
Sing this book with “The Preamble Song” from “School House Rock”
Additional Lyrics by
Music by Lynn Ahrens
(More information about the song, here: http://www.schoolhouserock.tv/Preamble.html)

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When I First Came to This Land

Words and Music by Oscar Brand
Illustrated by Doris Burn
LOC Catalog Card Number: 74-77596
This book contains notes about the author and illustrator and printed sheet music.

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When I First Came to This Land

Words and Music by Oscar Brand
Words Adapted by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrated by Simms Taback

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home (A Song About a Soldier’s Return)
Traditional Tune
Words by Patrick S. Gilmore
Illustrated by Todd Ouren
(This book features printed music, historical information and activities)

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Who is on the United States Money Song
Sing to the Tune of the Can-Can
Words by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Pictures Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Hear the song and sing-along with Emily at this link:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/who-is-on-the-us-money-song

If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or leave a comment to this post.

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Yankee Doodle
Traditional Music
Words by Dr. Richard Shackburg
Illustrated with Woodcuts by Ed Emberley

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Yankee Doodle (A Song from the American Revolution)

Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Todd Ouren
(This book features printed music, a page of song history, and activity ideas)

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Yankee Doodle
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

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Yankee Doodle (A Revolutionary Tail)

Traditional tune
Traditional words
Illustrated by Gary Chalk

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Yankee Doodle (Steven Kellogg’s)

Traditional Tune
Words by Edward Bangs
Illustrated by Steven Kellogg

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Yankee Doodle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbdHw09aIM0
Singable Picture Book Video from www.Speakaboos.com
Speakaboos YouTube Page:
http://www.youtube.com/user/speakaboos

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Yankee Doodle America
Sing to the Tune of ABC Song
Text by Wendell Minor
Illustrated by Wendell Minor

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Yankee Doodle America
Sing to the Tune of ABC Song
Text by Wendell Minor
Illustrated by Wendell Minor

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You’re a Grand Old Flag
Words and music by George M. Cohan
Illustrated by Warren Kimble

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You’re a Grand Old Flag
Music and Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Illustrated with Paintings by Norman Rockwell

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You’re a Grand Old Flag
Words and Music by George M. Cohan
Illustrated by Todd Ouren

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH
A list of Singable Picture Books that celebrate February is African American History Month
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SIMMS TABACK
The Singable Picture Books of Author/Illustrator Simms Taback
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/01/10/the-singable-picture-books-of-simms-taback/

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https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/american-songbook-singable-picture-books-and-michael-feinsteins-foundation-for-the-preservation-of-the-great-american-songbook/

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WOODY GUTHRIE
The Singable Picture Books of Woody Guthrie
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/the-singable-picture-books-of-woody-guthrie/

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ROBERT QUACKENBUSH
The Singable Picture Books of Robert Quackenbush
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/the-singable-picture-books-of-robert-quackenbush/

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Tuckahoe Elementary School Word of the Week: SUFFRAGE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/10/19/tuckahoe-elementary-school-word-of-the-week-suffrage/

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SINGABLE SITES IN WASHINGTON DC – HISTORY
A list of song titles with links to posts of songs that will enrich your experience, or are directly related to, historical locations in (or near) Washington, DC
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/singable-sites-in-washington-dc-history/

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Washington DC Singable Hike #1: STAR SPANGLED BANNER (at SMAH) and GETTYSBURG ADDRESS  (at LM) 
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/washington-dc-singable-hike-1-star-spangled-banner-at-smah-and-gettysburg-address-at-lm/

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FUN SONGS SERIES on SBWE
A series of illustrated history lessons set to familiar tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/05/15/fun-songs-illustrated-american-history-songs-set-to-familiar-tunes/

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