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We the People

Becoming American

Public and school (K-12) libraries were invited to apply to be among the 2,000 libraries selected to receive the third We the People Bookshelf, fifteen thematically related books along with supplementary materials, including bookplates, bookmarks, and posters, which embody the theme of "Becoming American."

Congratulations to five JPL Libraries for receiving the 2005-06 We the People Bookshelf "Becoming American"! Please contact your library for information about the books and related programs.

The Bookshelf

Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
4th Grade through 6th Grade
7th Grade through 8th Grade
9th Grade through 12th Grade

Related Links

We the People Bookshelf
Learn more about the We the People Bookshelf from the American Library Association.
National Endowment for the Humanities
An independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The We the People Bookshelf was provided by the NEH and the American Library Association.
Ben’s Guide to Government
Not everyone who lives in the United States is an American citizen. Learn about becoming an American with Ben Franklin.