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About The Book
Explore the childhood of Betsy Ross and find out why she’s an all-star in American history!
Betsy Ross is remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776. But what was she like as a kid?
In this narrative biography, you’ll learn all about the childhood of Betsy Ross—from her birth on January 1, 1752, as the eighth of seventeen children, to her Quaker upbringing, to her growing love for sewing and apprenticeship to an upholsterer. Discover how and why Betsy began making flags—and some surprising info about her legendary contribution to America.
About The Illustrator
- Publisher: Aladdin (August 12, 2014)
- Length: 208 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481407083
- Grades: 3 - 7
- Ages: 8 - 12
- Lexile ® 550L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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