Red, White, and Blue (The Story of the American Flag), by John Herman and illustrated by Robin Roraback, is an interesting look at the history of the American flag. We enjoyed reading about the nicknames of the flag, how the flag evolved, how Congress picked the colors and stripes, and how Francis Scott Key wrote his song while viewing a flag with 15 stripes and stars. Many facts are found in this book making it a good nonfiction book to explore.
*What new facts did you learn about the American flag?
*Where else have you seen pictures of the flag during its history?
*What other questions do you have about the American flag?