A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution

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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
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 04/08/2008
Series: American Story the American Story
Pages: 48
Weight: 0.5lbs
Size: 10.80h x 8.90w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9780688101923
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
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.

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