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Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who?

The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols

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Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who? by Teresa Bateman
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Description

If you have ever wondered how it is that the American flag is made up of stars and stripes or where Uncle Sam came from, you finally have a way to find the answers to these questions. In fact, this book discusses the origins of all the major American patriotic symbols that you can think of: the Great Seal, the Liberty Bell, "The Star Spangled Banner, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, the White House, the Capitol, the National Mall, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

Author Biography

Teresa Bateman is a school librarian, a storyteller and the author of many lively stories and poems for children. She has won both the Storytelling World Award and the Anne Izard Storyteller's Award. Her books include Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who? and Keeper of Soles, an ALA Notable Children's Book. She lives in Tacoma, Washington. John O'Brien is a cartoonist whose work appears in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. He is the creator of many children's picture books and the illustrator of many more, including Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who? by Teresa Bateman. He lives in New Jersey.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2003
Contributor
Illustrated by John Obrien
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Holiday House
Interest Age
From 8 to 12 years
Pages
64
Reading Age
From 8 to 12 years
Dimensions
191x253x4
ISBN-13
9780823417841
Product ID
28048813

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