Originally published in 1910, this patriotic tribute to the Star-Spangled Banner highlights America's history through its flags, from Christopher Columbus's Spanish flag, to Betsy Ross's handiwork, to the Civil War, and beyond. Features fascinating illustrations and an extensive collection of songs, poems, and addresses about the Stars and Stripes. Ages 9 to 12. 145 pages, softcover from Applewood.
The history of the Stars and Stripes is told through prose, poetry and song, along with lavish illustrations--from its beginnings sewn by Betsy Ross to Francis Scott Key immortalizing it in his monumental work, "The Star-Spangled Banner."
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