Betsy Ross

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By Ann Weil
Publisher Aladdin
Betsy Ross
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Description 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, youll learn all about the childhood of Betsy Rossfrom 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 flagsand some surprising info about her legendary contribution to America.

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24875 words24,875 words
192 pages192 pages
Lexile 550LLexile 550L
Grade 3 to 6Grade 3 to 6
Published 1986Published 1986

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