From Hal Leonard
by René Boyer
Experience major historical events and people who helped shape America into what it is today. Through rhyme, rhythm, and song, meet people like Betsy Ross, Paul Revere, and Benjamin Franklin, and experience historical events like the Alamo, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Oregon Trail, and others. Explore the unique character of each of the 50 states through a variety of folk melodies that have survived hundreds of years, along with hand-clapping games, rounds, as well as newly-composed pieces. Movement activities, games, dances, and Orff instrumental accompaniments will further enhance your enjoyment and understanding of the folk songs in this resource for all ages.