Oh say can you see? are some of the most recognizable words of the United States' national anthem. Whenever they are heard, people can't help but chime in or stand at attention with hands over hearts. This song originally commemorated a battle fought in 1814 during the War of 1812, but over the centuries it has evolved into a song that describes a nation. Complete with easy-to-read sheet music kids can play from, this book details the history of the Star-Spangled Banner, its creators, and its journey to becoming the essential patriotic tune it is today.