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For spacious skies : Katharine Lee Bates and the inspiration for "America the beautiful"

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"Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" on a summer evening after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who grew up with memories of the country divided by the Civil War and pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer. Katharine believed in the power of words to make a difference, and in "America the Beautiful," her vision of the nation as a great family, united from sea to shining sea, continues to uplift and inspire us all"--

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Williamson Public Library J 811 CHU (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807525302
  • ISBN: 0807525308
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" on a summer evening after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who grew up with memories of the country divided by the Civil War and pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer. Katharine believed in the power of words to make a difference, and in "America the Beautiful," her vision of the nation as a great family, united from sea to shining sea, continues to uplift and inspire us all"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8. Albert Whitman & Company.
Subject: Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 > Juvenile literature.
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929. America the beautiful > Juvenile literature.
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929.
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 19th century.
Authors, American > 20th century.
Authors, American.
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Picture books.


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