Books that Celebrate America the Beautiful

The reads that examine the spacious skies, the amber waves of grain, the purple mountain majesties, and the fruited plains that make up the USA.

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This year, to celebrate the 4th of July, we’re reading books that take us to the far-reaching corners of the United States. These are the reads that examine the spacious skies, the amber waves of grain, the purple mountain majesties, and the fruited plains that make up America the Beautiful and the texts reveal what we can do to maintain our nation’s landscapes that we love so dearly.

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About Abbe Wright

Abbe Wright

ABBE WRIGHT is the Senior Editor of Read It Forward. She has written for Glamour, O, The Oprah Magazine and The Cut and tweets about books (and The Bachelor) at @abbewright.