This patriotic book is designed to teach children about U.S. flag etiquette through an educational fiction story and simple illustrations geared toward young readers. It also includes discussion questions, flag facts, and an activity.
Elizabeth may be a little bear, but she treats the American flag with big respect. Elizabeth wakes up the American flag in the morning and puts it to bed at night. She acts as her father's "flag keeper," helping him with his daily tasks of raising the flag and retiring it for the evening. She soaks up the etiquette facts that Dad teaches her, including don't leave the flag out in the dark without a spotlight. When Dad leaves for a business trip, it frustrates Elizabeth that their flag will be stuck in a boring garage. Every flag she sees reminds her of her job as flag keeper. Elizabeth grows determined to make her father proud by proving she can raise the flag herself and follow all the rules of flag etiquette.
! The Flag Keeper is ideal for military families, Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops, classroom and library use, and for anyone who wishes to teach a special child about American flag etiquette. It is a perfect complement to patriotic holidays such as Flag Day and the Fourth of July.
About the Author: Thousands of readers have downloaded the books of Stacy Juba. She published her first book, a young adult novel, with Avon Books at age 18 and she hasn't stopped writing since. Her recent mystery novels for adults include Twenty-Five Years Ago Today and Sink or Swim. Stacy is also the author of the children's picture book Victoria Rose and the Big Bad Noise, the upcoming paranormal thriller Dark Before Dawn, and the upcoming young adult hockey novel Face-Off.
The Flag Keeper has been read by schools, troops, and families throughout the United States. Reviewers, newspapers and book bloggers have said:
- Amazon Sales Rank: #1534834 in Books
- Published on: 2010-08-24
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: .22 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 24 pages
Description : Price: $11.99 Product Description This patriotic book is designed to teach children about U.S. flag etiquette through an educa...