Across the country Americans are celebrating the 4th of July with picnics, family get-togethers and fireworks. To find books about the holiday for your children, look under the subject heading Fourth of July . To find books on the origins of the holiday and the history of our country, type in United States History Revolution 1775 1783. To find stories about Independence Day and its history use the subject heading United States History Revolution 1775 1783 Fiction. Have a great holiday!