My Country, 'Tis of Thee: How One Song Reveals the History of Civil Rights

by Claire Rudolf Murphy

Illustrations by Bryan Collier

“More than any other, one song traces America’s history of patriotism and protest.” Discover how the lyrics have been adapted, from pre-colonial times to the present day. Source notes. Bibliography. Further resources. Music and lyrics for “My Country ’Tis of Thee.” Full-color illustrations done in watercolor and collage.

ISBN: 9780805082265

JLG Release: August 2014

JLG Member Price
$5.00

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Nonfiction Elementary

Grades 2-6

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9780805082265

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Hardcover edition

    Publisher

    Henry Holt

    Page Count

    48

    Trim Size

    8 1/2" x 11"

    Dewey Classification

    782.42/159

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.5, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 8.5, Points: 3

    Lexile

    Level: 1000L

    Awards & Honors

    New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People - 2015, Kindergarten to Second Grade

    Genre

    Nonfic


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