Resources: Books For Kids

Age 4–8

The Flag Maker
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004
The Story of the Star Spangled Banner
Beiter, Anne M. and Elizabeth A. Beiter
Pittsburgh, Penn.: Dorrance Publishing Co., 2005
Francis Scott Key and “The Star Spangled Banner”
Bowdish, Linea
New York: Mondo Publishing, 2002
The American Flag
Ferry, Joseph
Philadelphia: Mason Crest, 2003
The National Anthem
Ferry, Joseph
Philadelphia: Mason Crest, 2003
Francis Scott Key: Patriotic Poet
Gregson, Susan R.
Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books, 2003
Francis Scott Key
Kjelle, Marylou Morano
Hockessin, Del.: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2006
By The Dawn's Early Light
Kroll, Stephen
New York: Scholastic Press, 2000
The Flag We Love
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Watertown, Mass: Charlesbridge Pub., 2000
Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag
Thomson, Sarah L.
New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2003
The Star-spangled Banner
Welch, Catherine A.
Minneapolis: Carolrhoda, 2004

Age 9–12

The War of 1812
Childress, Diana
Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 2004
The Star-Spangled Banner
Hess, Debra
New York: Benchmark Books, 2003
The Writing of the Star Spangled Banner
Ingram, Scott
Milwaukee, Wis.: World Almanac Library, 2004
The Story of the Star-spangled Banner. (Graphic novel)
Jacobson, Ryan
Mankato, Minn.: Capstone Press, 2006
The Star-spangled Secret
Kimball, K.M
New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2001
The American Flag
Landau, Elaine
New York: Children’s Press, 2008
Star-Spangled Banner
Schwaeber, Barbie
Norwalk, Conn.: Soundprints, 2006
The Star Spangled Banner
Winstead, Amy
Nashville, Tenn.: Ideals Children’s Books, 2003