The Flag of the United States

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Scholastic Library Publishing, Dec 1, 1988 - 48 pages
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The Flag Stands for the Country
The Stars and Stripes
The StarSpangled Banner

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Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of many books for young readers, including the well-received SAMUEL ADAMS: THE FATHER OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE and, with coauthor and wife Judith Bloom Fradin, IDA B. WELLS: MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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