Betty Lee, Junior

Betty Lee, Junior

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"[...]then stopped as the attention of all was secured. All faces turned to the American flag, which stood in silken beauty of red, white and blue at the side of the platform. In the daily lesson of patriotism, pupils and teachers, led by the principal in clear, unhurried accents, repeated the pledge to the flag and country. Lucia, half American, half Italian, probably born in some other foreign country, Betty thought, gave the salute with the rest, "out of courtesy," she had told the girls. It was her mother's flag, she said. Her father had another, and as for her she was going to choose her country! But Lucia, bright and interesting, very much alive to all the high school and city life, was possibly arriving at a better appreciation of some phases of America and its opportunities than some of the girls of American birth, and from the very difference of environment and customs.[...]."
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507545282
  • 9781507545287

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