September 16: Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recognizes September 16 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, encouraging Americans to reflect on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and what it means to be a U.S. citizen. On their website, they provide resources to help people prepare for the naturalization process and free online tools and materials for educators.

"Libby and her Great Aunt Lobo are learning the Pledge of Allegiance at the same time–but for different reasons…Sprinkled with Spanish words, this gentle book explores what it means to be an American from the perspective of both a child and new citizen."—School Library Journal

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