A Very Important Day
Morrow Junior Books
Two-hundred nineteen people from thirty-two different countries make their way to downtown New York in a snowstorm to be sworn in as citizens of the United States.
Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Multicultural; Multiethnic; Immigrants and refugees; Multiracial; multicultural community; multiple cultures; different cultures; multiple ethnicities; different ethnicities; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents; citizenship; naturalization; multiracial community
Asian (Chinese; Filipino; Indian; Vietnamese); Black (Egyptian; Ghanaian); Latinx (Dominican; Mexican; Salvadoran); White (Greek; Russian; Scottish)
mother; mother and father
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
important day; snow; downtown; ferry; celebrate; relatives; friends; hopeful; new life; melting pot; Pledge of Allegiance; oath; new citizen; courthouse
Herold, Maggie Rugg, "A Very Important Day" (1995). Diverse Families. 1756.