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

By: Buckley, James, Jr, 1963- [author.].
Contributor(s): O'Brien, John, 1953- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Who was--: Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]Description: 106 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780448482439; 0448482436; 9781480665477; 1480665479; 9780606361811; 0606361812.Subject(s): Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 -- Juvenile literature | Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 | American Revolution (1775-1783) | Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836 | Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Flags -- Juvenile literature | Flags -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature | Flags -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Women -- Biography | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Historical | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Women | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- United States -- History -- Colonial & Revolutionary Periods | Flags | Revolutionaries | United States | Flags -- United States. -- History | Women -- Biography | United States -- History -- 1775-1783, Revolution | 1700-1799Genre/Form: History. | Biography. | Biographies. | Biography. | History. | Juvenile works. | Biographies.DDC classification: 973.3092 | B Other classification: JNF007120 | JNF025190 | JNF007020
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.
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).

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.

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.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 1.0 172012.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.5 4 Quiz: 65310.

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