The Star-Spangled Banner: Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented.
The Star-Spangled Banner
A book for every patriotic American kid!
Never before has the riveting American saga of “The Star-Spangled Banner” been so beautifully and thoroughly presented.
This info-packed story of our national anthem includes:
★ Illustrated lyrics
★ The fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words
★ Musical notation
★ Historical images
★ A reproduction of Key’s original manuscript
Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier’s magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem’s turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag’s significance in modern-day America.
It’s a must-have for every American family’s library.A concise history of the national anthem, with the lyrics of the “Star Spangled Banner,” music for piano and guitar chords, and a reproduction of Key’s original manuscript.