by Anne M. Beiter and Elizabeth A. Beiter
“Oh say, does that star spangled banner yet wave o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”
Our national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” is sung on many occasions, including sporting events, national celebrations, and school functions. But did you know the words of Francis Scott Key were inspired by a battle that determined the course of our country’s freedom? Read The Story of the Star Spangled Banner by Anne M. Beiter and Elizabeth A. Beiter to learn about this battle and to celebrate the birth of democracy in our country.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Anne M. Beiter lives in Buffalo, New York. She was inspired to write The Story of the Star Spangled Banner while working as a summer park ranger at Fort McHenry. In addition to writing, Anne M. Beiter enjoys reading, history, drama, hiking, and snowshoeing.
Elizabeth A. Beiter lives in Roswell, Georgia. She is a technical Writer who currently is at home caring for her daughter. She likes music, gardening and writing poetry.
The Story of the Star Spangled Banner is their first published book.
(2005, paperback, 32 pages)