Item description for The Story of In God We Trust (Discovering Our Nation's Heritage) by John Hudson Tiner & Tiner John Huds...
Overview Did you know that although the Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892, the words "under God" were not added until 60 years later? Here is a book by award-winning author John Hudson Tiner for the middle elementary grades that will inform, delight, and inspire kids of all ages. This book is part of a new series that gives the factual background behind some of the great icons of American patriotism and history. "The Story of . . ." series is a perfect way to instill patriotic values into the oncoming generation.
Publishers Description God and country are saluted in this unique series Teaches historical fact in a Christian light The US Postal Service is now designing posters with the In God We Trust motto to be displayed in over 38,000 post offices across the country This inspiring and informative series is written for those who have cherished our nation's heritage for many years, as well as our children who are just beginning to appreciate what our country stands for. These books give the factual background behind some of the great icons of American patriotism and history. "In God We Trust" appeared on coins in America during the Civil War, but it was almost a century later before it was adopted by Congress as our national motto. "The Story of..." series is a perfect way to instill patriotic values into the oncoming generation. Following a legal battle to have the words "under God" removed from the Pledge of Allegiance, President George Bush has now signed a bill to insure that these patriotic expressions and a recognition of the religious foundation of this country remain a legacy.
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Studio: Master Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.2" Width: 4.44" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Apr 18, 2003
Publisher Master Books
Series Discovering Our Nations Heritage
ISBN 0890513929 ISBN13 9780890513927
Availability 0 units.
More About John Hudson Tiner & Tiner John Huds
John Hudson Tiner received five National Science Foundation teaching fellowships during his 12 years as a teacher of mathematics and science that allowed him to study graduate chemistry, astronomy, and mathematics. He also worked as a mathematician and cartographer for the Defense Mapping Agency, Aerospace Center in St. Louis, MO.
Tiner has received numerous honors for his writing, including the Missouri Writer's Guild award for best juvenile book for Exploring the World of Chemistry. He and his wife, Jeanene, live in Missouri.
John Hudson Tiner currently resides in High Ridge, in the state of Missouri. John Hudson Tiner was born in 1944.
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