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Title:
Who was Betsy Ross?
Author:
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- , author.
Publication Information:
New York, New York, USA : Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.
Physical Description:
105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
840 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 1.0 172012.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.5 4 Quiz: 65310.
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ISBN:
9780448482439
Format :
Book

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E302.6.R77 B83 2014 Juvenile Mass Market Paperback Series
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E302.6.R77 B83 2014 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area-Biography
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E302.6.R77 B83 2014 Juvenile Non-Fiction Biography
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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.


Author Notes

James Buckley, Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including Who Was Ernest Shackleton?