A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution
When America declared its independence in 1776, the new republic's journey to become one unified nation had just begun. Here is the unforgettable story of fifty-five Americans and the Constitution they created in 1787 to give the struggling new government a foundation that has held ever since.
With accurate historical information, this 48-page nonfiction picture book tells why and how the Constitution of the United States was created. A More Perfect Union includes a map and back matter with a table of dates and a summary of the Articles of the Constitution.
A simple, attractive, informative book about a milestone in American history. The simplest and most accessible history of the Constitution to date.--School Library Journal
Author: Betsy Maestro
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.92h x 9.00w x 0.18d
Reading Level: 5.8
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 44623 / More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution
About the Author
Maestro, Giulio: -
Giulio Maestro is the illustrator of over 100 children's books. He has also written his own books of word play and has co-authored two I Can Read Books with his son, Marco: What Do You Hear When Cows Sing, and Other Silly Riddles and Geese Find the Missing Piece: School Time Riddle Rhymes. The Maestros live in Old Lyme, CT.Maestro, Betsy: -
Betsy Maestro is the author of the American Story series, illustrated by her husband, Giulio. She has also written several other non-fiction picture books, including the Let's-Read-And-Find-Out science books How Do Apples Grow? and Why Do Leaves Change Color? The Maestros live in Old Lyme, Connecticut.