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The flag with fifty-six stars
Rubin, Susan Goldman.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Holiday House, 2005.
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
On May 6, 1945, when members of the 11th Armored Division of the U.S. Army marched into the Mauthausen concentration camp, they were presented with an extraordinary gift. A group of prisoners, had surreptitiously pieced together a U.S. flag with an extra row of stars. Colonel Richard Seibel had the flag proudly flown over the camp as a symbol of freedom. This inspiring account of the liberation of one of the Third Reich's most infamous camps is a tribute to the humanity and hope preserved by the survivors. The paintings by Bill Farnsworth depict the events. Source notes, a bibliography, further resources, an index, and a reproduction of the actual flag are included.
Reading Level:
940 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.2 0.5 86261.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.7 3 Quiz: 36417 Guided reading level: T.
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