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Unfurling the Freedom Flag - A 9/11 Story (Hardback)


Unfurling the Freedom Flag – A 9/11 Story depicts the true story of how one American – Richard Nicholas Melito – was inspired to design and create the 9/11 “Freedom Flag” as a reminder to our nation to “Never Forget” the victims, heroes, and all who were involved in the world-changing events of Sept. 11, 2001. The narrative is skillfully written by award-winning elementary school teacher Tara Riley Krohn and beautifully illustrated in water color by student Emily Merry. A wonderful addition to any home, school classroom or library, this book is a wonderful way to pass on the importance of remembering to the next generation and generations to come. Age appropriate for K-5+. 

Reader reactions:

~ I just got my books, and they just took my breath away. They are beautiful.  You all did such an amazing job. I look forward to presenting these to our local schools. Congratulations, this is really going to move your story forward and get it into schools for the younger generation, and I’m just so proud of you all. It’s been a pleasure working with you. It’s just a beautiful book! Congratulations again! S.M., Northern Virginia

~ I’m in tears. J.L.K., California

~ I really enjoyed reading the book, such an interesting perspective to write it from the point of view of the Freedom Flag. A.E., Forest, Virginia

~ Thank you so much for the very thoughtful gift of the origin story of the Freedom Flag… It will be something that will always have a prominent place on my desk. Thank you! J.L., Northern Virginia

The Freedom Flag Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to establish the Freedom Flag as a national symbol of remembrance for September 11, 2001, and to support educational efforts of teaching future generations about the tragic events and many lives lost on that date.

For more information about the Freedom Flag please visit The Freedom Flag Foundation