Displays the many shapes, sizes and colors of flags and banners the world over and explores the history, meaning, and uses of different types of flags.---from the publisher
Learn how to signal by semaphore, how to hoist a flag, what stars represent on the American flag, and how flags were hoisted on the Moon and at the South Pole. Discover how Britain’s Union Jack has changed over the years, the story behind the Japanese “rising sun,” why many Dutch flags feature a picture of a hat on the end of a pole, and much, much more!
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.---from the publisher
64 pages 978-0789465658 Ages 8-12
Keywords: flags, symbols, history, world history, government, patriotism, photographs, information, nonfiction, semaphore, part of a series, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, Social Studies Curriculum