Betsy Ross: Designer of Our Flag (Childhood of Famous Americans) (Paperback)

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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 Author


Anne Weil was the author of Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Social Justice, Betsy Ross: Designer of Our Flag, and Red Sails to Capri, which was a 1953 Newbery Honor Book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780020421207
ISBN-10: 0020421206
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: October 31st, 1986
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans

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