Shh! We're Writing the Constitution (Hardcover)

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By Jean Fritz, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
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Description


A candid look at the people and events that shaped our nation's Constitution, from Laura Ingalls Wilder Medalist Jean Fritz.

About the Author


Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China where she lived until the age of thirteen. She tells her story in "Homesick, My Own Story," a Newbery Honor Book. Ms Fritz is the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people. Among the prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: a medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture, a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, an American Book Award, a Christopher Award, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a" New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, "School Library Journal "Best Books of the Year, and ALA" Booklist" Editors' Choice Awards.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399214035
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Publication Date: April 24th, 1987
Pages: 64