The Resource Happy birthday to you! : The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World., Margot Theis Raven, (ebook)

Happy birthday to you! : The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World., Margot Theis Raven, (ebook)

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Happy birthday to you! : The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World.
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Happy birthday to you!
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The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World.
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Margot Theis Raven
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eng
Summary
To each of us who has enjoyed a piece of birthday cake, the strains of "Happy Birthday to You" are as familiar to our ears as our own names. Yet how many people know the origin of the tune and its place in American history? In 1889 Patty and Mildred Hill, two Kentucky sisters, wrote the words and composed the melody of "Good Morning to All" for their kindergarten students. Initially written as a simple greeting and welcome, they later changed the words and birthday celebrations were forever altered. But it wasn't until 1935 that the sisters' song was fully copyrighted and their names duly credited. Margot Theis Raven, the author of such inspiring children's books as Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot and Let Them Play, relates the story behind one of the most famous and oft-sung songs in the world.Margot Theis Raven's award-winning books are often set against powerful historical backdrops such as America's civil rights period. Her books for Sleeping Bear Press include America's White Table and Let Them Play, which was named a 2006 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. Margot lives in Charleston, South Carolina. Chris Soentpiet's numerous books include My Brother Martin and Peacebound Trains and reflect his interest in people, history, and culture. He has won several prestigious awards such as the International Reading Association Children's Book of the Year. Chris lives in Flushing, New York
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Raven, Margot Theis
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  • Text Difficulty 4
  • LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
  • 5.4
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non fiction
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  • Young Adult Nonfiction
  • History
  • Sociology
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Happy birthday to you! : The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World., Margot Theis Raven, (ebook)
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9781627532228
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Happy birthday to you! : The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World., Margot Theis Raven, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781627532228
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
67FE8AEF-1CA4-4461-B63A-526DC383E4F5
System control number
ODN0001388391
System details
Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5803 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2573 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)

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