Celebrate Your Independence! Books for Kids

It’s that time of year again—when we grill out and chill out for the Fourth of July!

Independence Day is a rite of passage for families to come together, have picnics and watch fireworks. Do you ever wonder why we celebrate Independence Day and how it came to be a holiday?

Need a place to gather for a display of fireworks? TimeOut Chicago has a listing of the best fireworks displays across Chicagoland. Don’t want to leave home? Skip the crowds and see fireworks on YouTube.

And, of course, pick up a book to learn more.

Bone up on your revolutionary history, check out The History of Independence Day to find out how it all went down on the first Independence Day.

Snuggle up with your little patriot and celebrate all things summer in And Then Comes Summer—including Fourth of July fireworks.

Nothing says summer like good old apple pie! Find out where one little girl gets to enjoy hers in Apple Pie 4th of July

Looking for even more ways to celebrate the Fourth? Try Red, White, and Boom!

How are you celebrating our country's birthday?

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