For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful."

By CHURNIN, Nancy

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9780807525302
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Albert Whitman


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Reviewed on February 1, 2020  |  Elementary

Gr 1–4—Katharine Lee Bates (1859–1929) was a scholar and an author in a time when most women were not encouraged to pursue careers outside their homes. After Bates's father died at a young age, her mother raised Bates and her siblings alone. Bates graduated from Newton High School in Massachusetts and then enrolled in Wellesley College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts. She was part of the second graduating class (1880) and was honored as the class president...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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