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Author Churnin, Nancy, author.

Title For spacious skies : Katharine Lee Bates and the inspiration for "America the beautiful" / Nancy Churnin ; illustrated by Olga Baumert.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2020.
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 Nichols Juvenile Biography  J BIO BATES    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Audience Ages 4-8. Albert Whitman & Company
Note Ages 4-8. Albert Whitman & Company
Summary "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.
Subject Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Baumert, Olga, illustrator.
ISBN 9780807525302 (hardcover)
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