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Betsy Ross and the American Flag
Betsy Ross and the American Flag

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Ages: 9+
Grade Levels: Reading level: 3rd-4th; Interest: 3rd-9th

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Product Code: 273-314
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Timberdoodle's review
Betsy Ross and the American Flag recounts the life of Betsy Ross in dramatic, graphic novel format. Betsy was an upholstery shop owner during the Revolutionary War. According to legend, George Washington visited Betsy's shop and asked her to create a flag. Betsy then made the first stars and stripes flag, with 13 stars representing the 13 colonies! Inside this book, readers will encounter the events, people, and actions that shaped the life of Betsy Ross.

Includes additional facts, glossary, appropriate Internet sites, recommended books and bibliography.
Author: Kay Melchisedech Olson
Illustrator: Barnett III, Charles
Publisher: Capstone Press
Page Count: 32
Binding: Paperback
Consumable: No
Printed in: USA
Copyright: 2007

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Betsy Ross October 26, 2010
Reviewer: Misty Marr from Buckeye, AZ United States  
You will want to screen this well to determine how this meets your family's criteria.  Two things that I noticed is first, Betsy eloped.  That is history, and obviously can't be changed, but the conversation had her saying that she didn't care what anyone thought, including her parents - they were in love.  These are not thoughts that I am willing to introduce to my daughter.  That statement could be marked out.  2nd, you will see some cleavage in the book. It is not flaunted and it simply portrayed as the normal dress attire. But it is still there.

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