For Spacious Skies : Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for America the Beautiful
by Nancy Churnin and Olga Baumert


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Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who 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.

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Overview

Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who 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.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807525302
  • ISBN-10: 0807525308
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Publish Date: April 2020
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-9
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.2 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds

Series: She Made History

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Women

 
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