Why Are There Stripes on the American Flag?

Why Are There Stripes on the American Flag?


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Why Are There Stripes on the American Flag? by Martha E. H. Rustad, Kyle Poling

Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez's class as they study the flag to find out! They'll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467744652
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/2014
Series: Our American Symbols Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 466,050
Product dimensions: 9.44(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.08(d)
Lexile: 570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Martha E. H. Rustad is the author of more than two hundred nonfiction children's books, on topics ranging from snowflakes to termites to the Statue of Liberty. She lives with her family in Brainerd, Minnesota.

Kyle Poling began taking art lessons in kindergarten. He won various local and national art competitions in high school and graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design. Kyle was then hired by American Greetings in Cleveland, where he specialized in Juvenile and Humor card illustrations. Since then he has developed children's art for cards, picture books, early reader books, board games, and educational textbooks.

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