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Betsy Ross's Five Pointed Star
Written by John Balderston Harker
160 Pages + 30 pages of pictures

A fifth-generation descendant of Betsy Ross, Harker presents a remarkably well-researched and academically-angled account of Betsy Ross� role in American history. Includes museum images and exhibits, a timeline of the flag�s evolution, and genealogy of Ross and Harker.

Paperback, 99 pages.

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$20.00
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History's All Stars: Betsy Ross
Written by Ann Weil
198 Pages

This series is all about famous men and women when they were kids. The facts are mixed with fictionalized details and conversations that help to bring the time, the place and the person to life in a fun and entertaining way!

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$6.99
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Betsy Ross and The Silver Thimble
Written by Stephanie Greene
32 pages

Betsy Ross wants to prove to her brother that she can do whatever he can-but she ends up proving something to herself instead.

Suitable for ages 5-7.

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$3.99
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Independent Dames
Written by New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson, Illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution? but did you know that guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Did they play a part? Of course they did, and with page after page of superbly researched information and thoughtfully detailed illustrations, acclaimed novelist and picture-book author Laurie Halse Anderson and charismatic illustrator Matt Faulkner prove the case in this entertaining, informative, and long overdue homage to those independent dames!

Book chosen by Betsy for Story time With Betsy!

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$17.99
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Alexander Hamilton
Written by Ron Chernow
731 Pages + acknowledgments, bibliography and source notes

Ron Chernow, whom The New York Times has called "as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we've seen in decades,: vividly re-creates the whole sweep of Alexander Hamilton's turbulent life--his exotic, brutal upbringing; his titanic feuds with celebrated rivals; his pivotal role in defining the shape of the federal government; his shocking illicit romances; his enlightened abolitionism; and his famous death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July 1804. Drawing upon extensive, unparalleled research--including nearly fifty previously undiscovered essays highlighting Hamilton's fiery journalism as well as his revealed missives to colleagues and frights--this biography of the extraordinarily gifted founding father who galvanized, inspired, and scandalized the newborn nation is the work by which all others will be measured.

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$20.00
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Patriots, Pirates, Heroes and Spies
Written By Sandy Lloyd
159 pages

Sweet, demure Lydia Darragh was a Quaker, a patriot...and a spy! Her story, and the stories of inventors, witches, and a cow, come to vibrant life in Patriots, Pirates, Heroes & Spies: Stories from Historic Philadelphia. These stories got their start in the popular Once Upon A Nation storytelling program launched by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. in 2005.

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$12.95
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Betsy Ross and the Making of America
Written by Marla R. Miller
362 Pages + acknowledgments and source notes

Legend has it that as the American colonies hurtled towards independence, representatives of the Continental Congress, including George Washington, walked into Betsy Ross's Philadelphia upholstery shop and commissioned the first flag of the Revolutionary nation. Although this story has long made Betsy Ross one of America's most celebrated patriots, little had been known until now about the woman behind the flag. Drawing on new sources and bringing a fresh, keen eye to the fabled creator of "the first flag," Marla R. Miller thoroughly reconstructs the life behind the legend.

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$26.99
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