The National Anthem (A True Book: American History)

The National Anthem (A True Book: American History)

by Elaine Landau


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Learn what a national anthem is.

A True Book: American History series allows readers to experience the earliest moments in American history and to discover how these moments helped shape the country that it is today. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.This book explains what a national anthem is; recounts how and why Francis Scot Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," including the history of the specific flag to which he referred; and describes how his poem eventually became the national anthem.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531147832
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Series: A True Book: American History
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 632,807
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

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