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For spacious skies : Katharine Lee Bates and the inspiration for "America the beautiful"

Author: Nancy Churnin; Olga Baumert
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" on a summer evening after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who grew up with memories of the country divided by the Civil War and pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer. Katharine believed in the power of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Katharine Lee Bates; Katharine Lee Bates; Katharine Lee Bates
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Churnin; Olga Baumert
ISBN: 9780807525302 0807525308
OCLC Number: 1123184702
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Katharine Lee Bates and the inspiration for "America the beautiful"
Responsibility: Nancy Churnin ; illustrated by Olga Baumert.

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"Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" on a summer evening after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who grew up with memories of the country divided by the Civil War and pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer. Katharine believed in the power of words to make a difference, and in "America the Beautiful," her vision of the nation as a great family, united from sea to shining sea, continues to uplift and inspire us all"--

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