Informational (nonfiction), 459 words, Level L (Grade 2)
Presidents' Day is more than just a day off from school or work. It is a national holiday that commemorates the leaders of the United States, typically focusing on the best-known leaders. Presidents' Day introduces the holiday, highlights two of the most famous U.S. presidents, explains the decision to create a general holiday for all presidents, and describes some of the ways people celebrate this holiday. Photographs and illustrations support the text.
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