Red, White, Blue and Uncle Who?: The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols by Teresa BatemanRed, White, Blue and Uncle Who?: The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols by Teresa Bateman

Red, White, Blue and Uncle Who?: The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols

byTeresa BatemanIllustratorJohn O'brien

Paperback | January 1, 2003

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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.
Teresa Bateman was born in Moscow, Idaho, but moved to Washington State when she was three-years-old and that's where she has lived most of her life. An avid writer and reader, Teresa has been making up stories and poems since she was in grade school. "To me it was as natural as breathing," says Teresa. In high school Teresa woul...
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Title:Red, White, Blue and Uncle Who?: The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic SymbolsFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 1, 2003Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823417840

ISBN - 13:9780823417841

Appropriate for ages: 8

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"This upbeat volume presents 17 'patriotic symbols'.... Never stuffy, this may hook as many browsers as researchers."