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Author Pearl, Norman.

Title Our national anthem / by Norman Pearl ; illustrated by Matthew Skeens.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Juvenile Non-Fiction  J973.5 Pea    ---  Available
Description 24 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series American symbols
American symbols (Picture Window Books)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 24) and index.
Contents What is a national anthem? -- A song of freedom -- Trying to free a friend -- The attack on Fort McHenry -- Putting the words on paper -- A poem of pride -- From poem to song -- Becoming the national anthem -- "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Summary Recounts the story of how Francis Scott Key wrote the poem that became the national anthem of the United States.
Subject Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 -- Juvenile literature.
Star-spangled banner (Song) -- Juvenile literature.
Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814 -- Juvenile literature.
Flags -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Flags -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Flags -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Skeens, Matthew, illustrator.
ISBN 1404822151
Standard No. IG# 1404822151

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