We the People The Constitution of the United States

we the people spier

The US Constitution brought to life for young readers! In this visual celebration of the US Constitution and America's founding fathers, Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier tells the stirring American tale of how this most important document came to symbolize freedom, justice, equality, and hope for all citizens. This fact-filled volume includes: • The complete text of the Constitution • An illustrated preamble to the Constitution, illuminating its significance from its birth through to modern times • The fascinating history of the struggle to create and ratify the Constitution • A historical reproduction of the original document

Full of illustrations that bring the Constitution to life, this is a must-have resource for every American school, library, and home.---from the publisher

48 pages                                    978-0593128084                           Ages 7-11

Keywords:  Constitution, government, United States, American history, Social Studies Curriculum, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old

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Presented in easy-to-read language, We The People makes the Constitution fun and approachable for children. Spier gives the historical facts behind the writing of the document, while his colorful and realistic illustrations depict scenes of past and present American life. ...A joyful celebration of the people whose leaders created the Constitution...--Booklist, starred review

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