The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Patricia A. Pingry tells the story of what inspired Francis Scott Key during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814 to write the poem that would later become our National Anthem. The book also explains all the ways to show respect as the song is played or sung.
The Story of America's Birthday by Particia Pingry is suitable for toddlers on up. It teaches about our country's birthday with beautiful illustrations and simple text.
Crankee Doodle is a humorous take on Yankee Doodle's ride to town. It also explains what they mean by "calling it macaroni"!