Long May She Wave

Long May She Wave

The True Story of Caroline Pickersgill and Her Star-spangled Creation

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Baker & Taylor
Documents the story of the girl who sewed the American flag that inspired the lyrics of the national anthem, describing how Caroline Pickersgill, a girl from a family of talented flag makers, proudly stitched the grand flag that was displayed over Fort McHenry in 1814. Simultaneous eBook.

Baker
& Taylor

Shares the story of the young flagmaker, whose work inspired the lyrics of the national anthem.

Simon and Schuster
Discover the story of the girl who sewed the American flag that inspired the lyrics of the National Anthem in this beautifully illustrated celebration of our country’s iconic symbol for freedom.

Caroline Pickersgill came from a family of the best flag makers in Baltimore. She and her family proudly stitched the grand flag that gallantly whipped in the wind over Fort McHenry.

But when the British attacked Baltimore on September 12, 1814, would those broad stripes and bright stars still wave strong? Would America still be free and remain the home of the brave?

Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481460965
148146096X
9781481460972
Branch Call Number: YS 929.92 FUL
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Berry, Holly - Illustrator

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