Raise the Flag
Raise the Flag
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Annotation: Packed full of wow-inducing facts and trivia, this colourful book offers much more than the average flag book. Find out ... more
Genre: [World history]
Catalog Number: #510464
Format: Paperback
Copyright Date: 2018
Edition Date: 2018
Illustrator: Bradford, Tim
Pages: 96 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-682-97338-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-682-97338-7
Dewey: 929.9
Dimensions: 30 cm.
Language: English
Reading Level: 3.0
Interest Level: K-3
Lexile: NC1130L

Packed full of wow-inducing facts and trivia, this colourful book offers much more than the average flag book. Find out how Lichtenstein and Haiti discovered they shared the exact same flag and which national flag was designed by a 15-year-old schoolgirl in this comprehensive and entertaining read.. Features 268 flags, including the national flag of every country in the world,an atlas-style chapter for each continent exploring the history of significant flags, and themed sections that introduce the many different types of flags, plus great moments in flag history (flags at the poles and in space for example) and how we communicate using flags. There's even a design-your-own flag activity and a fabulous flag quiz at the back of the book to help you get creative and test your flag knowledge!

Flag-tastic: 4

Born in Battle: 6
Knights and Heraldry: 8
Everyone Wants a Flag: 10
Flags of the Past: 12

North and Central America: 14
The Stars and Stripes: 16
Flags of Independence: 18
The Canadian Flag: 20

A World of Flags: 22
Snap! Snap Again!: 24
Local and Regional Flags: 26

Asia: 28
Flying High: 30
The Indian Flag: 32
Moons, Suns and Stars: 34
Temples and Dragons: 36

All at Sea: 38
Pirate Flags!: 40

Europe: 42
The French Flag: 44
Pride in the Past: 46
The Union Jack: 48
Nordic Crosses: 50

On Top of the World: 52
Flags at the Poles: 54
First Flag on the Moon: 56

Africa: 58
Stripes and Shields: 60
African Flag Designers: 62
Flag of Freedom: 64

Communicating with Flags: 66
Semaphore: 68
Sports Flags: 70

South America & the Caribbean: 72
Flags in Common: 74
Say it with Colour: 76

Flying the Flag: 78
Flag Fails: 80
Ceremonies and Celebrations: 82
Design Your Own Flag: 84

Oceania: 86
The Australian Flag: 88
Fluttering Birds: 90

A Flag Quiz: 92
Glossary: 94
Index: 96

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