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Betsy Ross

Author: Connie Roop; Betsy Ross; Peter Roop
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, ©2001.
Series: In their own words (Scholastic)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The flag was soon finished, and Betsy returned it, the first 'Star Spangled Banner' that ever floated up on the breeze ... "With these words, William Canby told how his grandmother Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. While no one has proven his words to be true, Betsy's fame as American's first flag-maker has spread all over the world. Betsy Ross--businesswoman, wife, mother, and American patriot--led a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Betsy Ross; Betsy Ross; Betsy Ross; Betsy Ross
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Roop; Betsy Ross; Peter Roop
ISBN: 0439263212 9780439263214
OCLC Number: 45582591
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: In their own words (Scholastic)
Responsibility: Connie Roop and Peter Roop.
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"The flag was soon finished, and Betsy returned it, the first 'Star Spangled Banner' that ever floated up on the breeze ... "With these words, William Canby told how his grandmother Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. While no one has proven his words to be true, Betsy's fame as American's first flag-maker has spread all over the world. Betsy Ross--businesswoman, wife, mother, and American patriot--led a fascinating life in Philadelphia during our nation's birth. Kids will find out about Betsy Ross's life and the American fight for independence in this brand-new biography. The Roops tell the fascinating story of Betsy Ross--a colonial businesswoman, wife, mother, and American patriot--who sewed the first American flag.

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