The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag is a children’s book by Attilio Guardo.
The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag
The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag is among Attilio Guardo’s early works. It was published in 2010. It is a children’s book that celebrates patriotism. It follows the story of a baby bald eagle who is determined to fly the American flag over Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. The young eagle dreams of one day visiting Washington, especially after learning of his proud heritage. The bald eagle is the symbol of the great country of America. For the young bald eagle to achieve his plan of visiting Washington, he must first fly from his hometown to Washington. The young bald eagle is from California. Finally, he begins his journey. However, along the way, he encounters several challenges that threaten his young life. Nonetheless, this young eagle is determined to rise above adversities and follow his dream. The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag is a story of courage, passion, and determination.
Teaching Patriotism through Children’s Literature
The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag is a simple book that teaches the importance of love of country and heritage. By using the nation’s symbol, the American bald eagle, Attilio produced a narrative about patriotism and pride. Children’s books are often used to introduce young kids to moral values and character. They are effective materials in building a character. Attilio Guardo’s works are no different. The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag is an effective tool in demonstrating pride in one’s culture and motherland. The symbols used in this book are powerful representations of the American nation. The bald eagle, the American flag, and Washington are all symbols of the United States of America. Aside from this particular work, other animal books by Guardo such as The Puppy Without a Tail and Stubby and the Squirrel Community both depict animal characters that exude courage, passion, and leadership. These traits are often associated with being a true patriot. Overall, Attilio Guardo’s books teach young readers how to develop a character that embraces the love of country and passion for others.
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About Attilio Guardo
Attilio Guardo is from Brooklyn, New York. He was raised in Hartford, Connecticut. He is an author and an artist. His love for art and literature blossomed when he was still a young kid. Guardo produced a short novel entitled “Three Ways” when he was only nine years old. He also did short a short play. But before becoming a full-time writer, Guardo attended the University of Hartford where he earned his Bachelor of Science in General Business Management. Just like many young men during his time, Guardo also joined the U.S. Army. However, it did not take long for him to get back in civilian life and pursued a career in the accounting and management profession. It was in his adult years that Attilio Guardo decided to dedicate more time to his art. Inspired by some of his grandchildren, he decided to revisit his old manuscripts and published his own children’s stories. Most of the works that Attilio Guardo published are books with animal characters and values. Guardo has also published novels including The Other Side of Love, A Special Time in the Creek, Halloween at Clear Creek, and The Miracle of Wendy Whimple.