The Rocket's Red Glare

Celebrating the History of The Star Spangled Banner

Historically accurate and beautifully illustrated, this video appeals to children and parents alike.

By Peter Alderman Illustrated by Bea Moritz Read by Chris Lutkin Children's Nonfiction / Historical / Holiday English Age group 3-8 19m Sell Sheet Also available on
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1 Video DVD August 11, 2015 $38.99 $38.99 9781681416144 Add to Cart
									Join Francis Scott Key on the choppy waters of the Chesapeake Bay in this stunning iconographic video that will transport you to one of the most important days in U.S. history. This video tells the story of the creation of the American National Anthem. Includes patriotic songs performed by acclaimed singer/songwriter Jo Dee Messina.

Four Stars (Editor's Choice). “Featuring brilliant colors depicting the battle, and sound effects that include sloshing ocean water and cannonball rounds, this stirring program - presented with read-along subtitles - is highly recommended.” - Video Librarian

"...a great addition to a classroom, school, or public library..." - School Library Journal (video review)

"Dreamscape did an incredible job bringing the pages to life. Chris Lutkin did a wonderful job narrating the story.” - Peter Alderman

"This entertaining introduction to the history of “The Star Spangled Banner” is a celebration of the national anthem...Chris Lutkin does a nice job pacing the story in a way that further builds the drama, suspense, and intrigue of the song's history." - School Library Journal (Video Review)