The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

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Overview

In this fascinating graphic novel, witness the real-life debates, disagreements, and compromises that led to the formation of the U.S. Constitution during the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Eye-popping artwork and easy-to-read text offer an appealing, accessible alternative for nonfiction readers. An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding. The perfect book for budding historians, comic book fans, and everyone in between!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736896535
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Series: Graphic History
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 272,992
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.

Table of Contents

Government for the revolution -- Creating the constitution -- Battle in the states -- A new government at work.

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