The Flag Keeper (Paperback)

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The Flag Keeper (Paperback)

By Larry Drumtra (Illustrator), Stacy Juba


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A lively patriotic book for kids packed with information about the U.S. flag code.

Elizabeth may be a little bear, but she treats the American flag with big respect. Elizabeth wakes up the American flag in the morning and puts it to bed at night. She acts as her father's "flag keeper," helping him with his daily tasks of raising the flag and retiring it for the evening. She soaks up the etiquette facts that Dad teaches her, including don't leave the flag out in the dark without a spotlight.

When Dad leaves for a business trip, it frustrates Elizabeth that the U.S. flag will be stuck in a boring garage. Every American flag she sees reminds her of her job as flag keeper, and Elizabeth grows determined to make her father proud.

This illustrated picture book is designed to teach children about U.S. flag etiquette through an educational fiction story. It includes discussion questions, flag facts, and an activity. The Flag Keeper is ideal for military families, Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops, classroom and library use, and for any parent or grandparent who wishes to teach a special child about American flag etiquette. It is a perfect complement to patriotic holidays such as Flag Day, the Fourth of July, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.

Acclaim for The Flag Keeper

Recommended by directors of the National VFW Headquarters, National American Legion Headquarters, the Midwest Book Review, and Staten Island Family.

Order The Flag Keeper and teach the next generation how to uphold the traditions of the American flag.

Award-winning writer Stacy Juba has published books for all ages. Her mystery novels for adults include Twenty-Five Years Ago Today and Sink or Swim. Stacy has written more than 2,000 articles and won over a dozen writing awards, including recognition from the New England Press Association, Parenting Publications of America, Suburban Newspapers of America and the Stuttering Foundation of America. She is also a winner of the American Cancer Society New England Chapter's Sword of Hope Media Award. Her feature articles have been distributed over the Associated Press New England news wire. Her young adult novel Face-Off, about twin brothers competing on the hockey rink for their father's approval, was published by Avon Books when she was 18 years old under her maiden name, Stacy Drumtra. After years of working as a reporter, Stacy now concentrates on writing fiction and freelancing. She has produced many award-winning articles for a regional parenting magazine and her nonfiction has appeared nationally in The Writer. Her web site,, tells all about her writing projects for grown-ups and kids.
Product Details ISBN: 9781453753057
ISBN-10: 1453753052
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 24th, 2010
Pages: 26
Language: English