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Age 3-7
Grade PK-2

Peter Spier

The Star-Spangled Banner

Paperback (Dragonfly Books Feb. 1, 1992) , Reprint edition
A book for every patriotic American kid!

Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes:

★ Illustrated lyrics
★ The fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words
★ Musical notation
★ Historical images
★ A reproduction of Key's original manuscript

Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America. It's a must-have for every American family's library.

★ A Bank Street Book of the Year
★ An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists

"Spier . . . is one of our finest creators of children's books alive."—The New York Times Book Review

"Beautifully illustrated by the award-winning artist."—Publishers Weekly
Reading Rainbow Books
0440406978 / 9780440406976
8.8 oz.
8.8 x 0.2 in.

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