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

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

by Claire Rudolf Murphy

Illustrations by Bryan Collier

First Release:

August 2014

ISBN: 9780805082265

“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
    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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