Betsy Ross (Hardcover)

By Megan Lloyd (Illustrator), Becky White

Holiday House, 9780823419081, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011



Betsy ripped. Rip, rip.
Seven rich, crimson strips.

Inch by inch, bit by bit, Betsy Ross clips, dips, and stitches the first American flag. Based on a sketch Betsy's friend George Washington gave her in 1776, the flag had thirteen stripes and thirteen stars, which Betsy showed George how to make with a single clip of her scissors. Included activity shows children how to make their own Betsy Ross star.