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Harness, Cheryl

Summary: Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.9 HAR

Herman, John

Summary: Describes how the American flag came into being, how it has changed over the years, and its importance as the symbol of our country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Herman 1998

Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge Pub. 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 929.9 RYA

Bellamy, Francis.

Summary: Divides the Pledge of Allegiance into words and phrases in order to define its meaning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.65 MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.92 MAR

Buckley, James

Summary: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 ROS

Cohan, George M. (George Michael)

Summary: Presents the complete text of this patriotic song that was written for a Broadway musical, chronicles the history of the American flag, and recounts the life of the song's composer, George M. Cohan. Includes instructions for making a flag wind sock.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.4215 COH

Lillback, Peter A.

Summary: A Primer for Young Patriots; A Theological Guide to Calvin's Institutes; Essays and Analysis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Providence Forum 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J178.3 Lillback 2008

Greene, Stephanie.

Summary: Young Betsy Ross is upset when her brother tells her that she cannot make furniture because she is a girl, but her mother teaches her that she can still do important things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GRE

Prince, April Jones.

Summary: Rhyming text introduces the American flag and some of the patriotic events with which it is associated. Also includes the text of the "Pledge of Allegiance."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Pri

Clay, Kathryn

Summary: "Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. flag"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press a capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.9 CLA

Firestone, Mary.

Summary: Examines the history of the flag of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2007

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Haban, Rita D.

Summary: Describes the history and significance of each state flag.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.92 HAB

Grove, Tim

Summary: Complemented by historical artwork and photos, an account of the lesser-known history of America's national anthem describes the American flag's design, the important contributions of free black soldiers during the War of 1812, and the intense battle that inspired Francis Scott Key's poem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.5 GRO

Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.)

Summary: Tells the story behind the original nineteenth-century national treasure that inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem, while sharing insights into how the Smithsonian cares for the flag.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED LAM

Duden, Jane.

Summary: Looks at the life of Betsy Ross from her Quaker childhood to her role in the Revolutionary War and her days as an independent businesswoman, examining the legend of the Besty Ross Flag and explaining the importance of its legacy today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ROSS DUD

Pearl, Norman.

Summary: Recounts the story of how Francis Scott Key wrote the poem that became the national anthem of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.5 Pearl

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: With bombs bursting overhead, a tattered flag flying ... Joined by two cartoon flies and their factual narrative infused with kid-friendly fun, readers go above deck with Francis Scott Key and witness the birth of the U.S. national anthem during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.5 TRO

Fulton, Kristen

Summary: Discover the story of the girl who sewed the American flag that inspired the lyrics of the National Anthem in this beautifully illustrated celebration of our country’s iconic symbol for freedom. Caroline Pickersgill came from a family of the best flag makers in Baltimore. She and her family proudly stitched the grand flag that gallantly whipped in the wind over Fort McHenry. But when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Ful

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PIC

Orr, Tamra

Summary: "Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Star-Spangled Banner"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 929.9 ORR

Hartland, Jessie

Summary: Describes how Mary Pickersgill took on the job of hand-stitching an enormous flag that flew over Baltimores Fort McHenry, which inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 Bartoletti

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