There are many events and ideas to commemorate on the Fourth of July, such as our freedom and the signing of the Declaration of Independence . . . right? Not exactly! Many people are surprised to learn that the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 2, 1776, not July 4. Readers will feel like true historians as they learn the facts behind the sights, sounds, and meaning of the American holiday of Fourth of July. The fun design of this patriotic book includes colorful, carefully selected images and eye-catching, informative fact boxes.