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Betsy Ross

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Published by Scholastic Reference in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ross, Betsy, -- 1752-1836 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Flags -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Flags -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-125) and index.

    StatementConnie Roop and Peter Roop.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    SeriesIn their own words, In their own words (Scholastic)
    ContributionsRoss, Betsy, 1752-1836., Roop, Peter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23246844M
    ISBN 100439263212
    LC Control Number00066139
    OCLC/WorldCa45582591


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