Cover image for Star-spangled : the story of a flag, a battle, and the American anthem
Title:
Star-spangled : the story of a flag, a battle, and the American anthem
Publication Information:
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020.
ISBN:
9781419741029
Physical Description:
viii, 165 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A sitting duck -- A suitable ensign, 1813 -- American prizes -- The great bandit -- Under a flag of truce -- A plan of action -- No love for Americans -- North Point -- Rockets' red glare -- Moment of inspiration -- Epilogue.
Abstract:
"Complemented by historical artwork and photos, an account of the lesser-known history of America's national anthem describes the American flag's design, the important contributions of free black soldiers during the War of 1812, and the intense battle that inspired Francis Scott Key's poem." -- (Source of summary not specified)
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