Award-winning author Fritz takes readers behind the scenes at the Constitutional Convention for a good-humored history lesson, enlivened by dePaola's ...Show synopsisAward-winning author Fritz takes readers behind the scenes at the Constitutional Convention for a good-humored history lesson, enlivened by dePaola's quirky illustrations.Hide synopsis
Description:0399214046. Brand New; From AudioFile Share this read-along with...0399214046. Brand New; From AudioFile Share this read-along with young readers eager to learn more about our nation's history. In SHH! WE'RE WRITING THE CONSTITUTION, Jean Fritz has written a lively account of the birth of the Constitution during a scorching summer with all the windows shut to prevent rumors, a bombardment of bluebottle flies, and New England delegates swathed in woolen suits. The reading is equally spirited, with plenty of emphasis and expression to engage listeners who might not be familiar with the Constitutional Convention or the personalities involved, including two presidents, Washington and Madison. T. B. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine--This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition. Ingram A candid look at the people and events that shaped our nation's Constitution, from Laura Ingalls Wilder Medalist Jean Fritz. Are you a nervous reck over the constitution? ? I was! , December 13, 2001 Reviewer: A reader from Turlock, Ca United States Hi! I am a twelve year old girl from California and I was; 0.20 x 8.97 x 7.03; 64 pages.
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