Stars and Stripes

9780060504175_p0_v1_s260x420Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag
By Sarah L. Thomson
Illustrated by Bob Dacey and Debra Bandelin

Ages: 4-8
Category: Picture Book, Nonfiction
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books
Pub. Date: June 2003
ISBN: 978-0060504168
Hardcover Trade, $16.99
ISBN: 978-0060504175
Hardcover Library, $16.89

A picture book about Stars and Stripes takes us from pre-Revolutionary days through September 11th. Learn about how the flag changed as our country grew, where the star-spangled banner flew (and how many stripes it had), and what happened to the flag during the Civil War.

Awards & Accolades
¥ Children’s Book of the Month Club selection
¥ Finalist, Nebraska Golden Sower Award (2005-6)

“A solid choice for introducing the history of both our flag and our country….A 21-gun patriotic salute.”
School Library Journal