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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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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

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Vogel, Steve

Summary: Traces the story of a pivotal six-week period in 1814 that marked the turnaround of the War of 1812 and enabled a nearly defeated U.S. to rally against British forces at Baltimore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 VOG

Morley, Jefferson.

Summary: Portrays how the 19th century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 MOR

Landau, Elaine.

Contents: Name that tune -- The story behind the glory -- The bombs bursting in air -- Our national anthem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 782.42 LAN

Molotsky, Irvin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.52 MOL

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

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

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

Kroll, Steven.

Summary: An account of the writing of the "Star-Spangled Banner," detailing how Key was actually behind enemy lines at the time seeking release of a captured friend from the British, who would not allow their departure until the bombardment of Baltimore was completed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 784.7 KRO

Kulling, Monica.

Summary: Describes the man and the story behind the creation of America's national anthem, profiling Francis Scott Key as a busy and respected political advisor who was inspired to write his famous poem after witnessing the Battle of Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.3 KUL

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.5 Pearl

Spier, Peter

Summary: Illustrates three verses of our national anthem, written at the battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Music is included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.52 Spier 2014

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE