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Author Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Title Who was Betsy Ross? / by James Buckley ; illustrated by John O'Brien.

Publication Info. New York, New York, USA : Grosset & Dunlap, [2014]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Juvenile Non-Fiction  JBIO Ross    ---  Available
 Nettels Biography  B ROS    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Biography  J BIO Ross    ---  Available
Description 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Who was ...?
Who was-- ?
Summary Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create the flag of a new nation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Contents Who was Betsy Ross? -- A Quaker girl -- Time to go to work -- War! -- A new flag -- A hometown invaded -- Victory ... and a new life -- The Claypooles move ahead -- Busy to the end -- A legend is born -- Timelines.
Study Program Accelerated Reader $b LG $c RL 5.6 $d 1.0
Subject Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 -- Juvenile literature.
Flags -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Flags -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author O'Brien, John, 1953-
ISBN 9781484444320

 
    
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