Story of the American Flag

by Wayne Whipple

Publisher: Tandem Library

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 277
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  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • History - United States/General,
  • History - United States/Symbols, Monuments, Etc.,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9532587M
ISBN 10061378734X
ISBN 109780613787345

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  The American flag waves in reverence for many—for the immigrants who came and built a nation with hard work and ingenuity and for all who continue to defend and serve our nation. The verse and artwork resonate with the symbolism that represents the very characteristics of our nation and offers young readers a clear understanding of how one.   The History of U.S. Intervention And The 'Birth Of The American Empire' Fresh Air. Janu • Journalist Stephen Kinzer's book, True .

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Its history is as colored and rich as our country's past. Yet despite the ways the flag has changed in the past two hundred years, the pride, unity, and strength it inspires have never faltered.

STARS AND STRIPES: The Story of the American Flag invites readers to travel back in time and witness firsthand how our flag came to be.5/5(3). While the bald eagle is internationally recognized, the American flag is a symbol known worldwide. The flag has been the inspiration for holidays, songs, poems, books, artwork and more.

It has been used to show nationalism, rebellion and everything in between. The flag is so important that its history tells the story of America itself. This book includes an American flag timeline as well as a glossary of flag terminology. For 7- to year-olds.

The Story of the “Star-Spangled Banner” (Patricia Pingry) – Children ages will enjoy this introduction to our national anthem. This board book is toddler friendly and also includes a nice section on flag manners.

Flag Day. The True Story of the American Flag book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to t 4/5. This item: Red, White, and Blue: The Story of the American Flag (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) by John Herman Paperback $ In Stock.

Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details. Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More. (Step into Reading) by Joe Rhatigan Paperback $/5(16). From the Revolutionary War, to the pioneer movement, to a walk on the moon, the American flag has been there through it all. Three cheers for the red, white, and blue--and for this easy-to-read look at its history.

Full color.5/5(1). The American Flag symbolizes the hope and inspiration that is the essence of everyone and everything in the US. There is another story that epitomizes the emotion and pride every American feels for the flag, and underscores the importance of the Pledge of Allegiance.

Beautiful illustrations in this picture book about the American flag. The book is simple and there are added facts you can look back to in the front of the book. There is also a short description at the end of the book about Betsy Ross/5(9).

The American flag, known as the Stars and Stripes, is seen everywhere. In this book, lifelike paintings from different perspectives show many landscapes with the flag.

Readers learn how the flag came to be the way it is known today, and an afterword dispels the. Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe all served under this flag. An act of Congress in reduced the number of stripes on the flag to thirteen.

And a star would be added for each new state until After Hawaii had been added, inthe star flag will be America's longest serving. Sarah L. Thomson is the author of Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag, a Nebraska Golden Sower Award finalist; all the Wildlife Conservation Society I Can Read Books, including Amazing Tigers!, winner of an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award; and What Lincoln Said, written with "admirable simplicity" (ALA Booklist).4/5(2).

He saluted the American flag on the fort by firing thirteen guns, which was returned. A full report of this occurrence is to be found in the Columbian Sentinel of May 3d, The first ship to enter a British port after peace had been declared flying the American flag was the ship Bedford, of.

Through the years the flag has changed its look many times. It has lasted through wars and still stands today on the moon from the first m There are many different names, such as the Stars and Stripes or Old Glory, that serve as the U.S.

flag's nickname. Its story in many ways mirrors that of the nation it represents. The flag has grown and evolved with the American colonies, first as the colonies became “these United States of America,” and then as the nation grew to welcome new states.

To study the flag, then, is to be reminded of the history and ideals of the nation. Birth of the. Study 31 Red, White, and Blue: The Story of the American Flag flashcards from Jordan B. on StudyBlue.

Every country has its own myths and legends. In America, we have many. For example, George Washington cutting down a cherry tree as a boy and when asked about this transgression stating that "I cannot tell a lie." Another cherished myth related to the history of the American flag deals with one Betsy Ross — seamstress, patriot, the stuff of legend.

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The actual flag that Key saw that day can be seen at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. The flag shown here is the actual one that inspired Francis Scott Key to write our.

From the Revolutionary War, to the pioneer movement, to a walk on the moon, the American flag has been there through it all. Three cheers for the red, white, and blue--and for this easy-to-read look at its history. Recommended for ages 5 to 8. All Aboard Reading, Station Stop 2: Red, White, and Blue, The Story of the American Flag () by John Herman, Robin RorabackBrand: Grosset & Dunlap.

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The history of the American flag is the story of a nation struggling to find its identity, Woden Teachout argues in her new book, Capture the Flag: A Political History of American Patriotism.

This informative biography supports the teaching of nonfiction text features, such as illustrations, captions, and a glossary. Great for independent reading and for genre study. The book also perpetuates the myth of Betsy Ross (whose surname isn’t mentioned) as our flag’s progenitor.

Positives include a mention of immigrants; an explanation of the symbolism of each of the flag’s colors; and excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King’s. Start studying red white and blue the story of American flag.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In Thomson's (The Dragon's Son) first picture book, she unfolds a history of the American flag, with a September 11 narrative tends to state the obvious, e.g., "You can see the flag at.

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