A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, and the 100-Pound Giant (Hardcover)

A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, and the 100-Pound Giant By Kathleen Krull, Anna DiVito (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Anna DiVito (Illustrator)
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Description


Which 462 words are so important that they've changed American history more than once? The Bill of Rights: the first ten amendments to the Constitution, the crucial document that spells out how the United States is to be governed.

Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, case studies, suggestions for further reading, and humorous illustrations, Kathleen Krull's introduction to the Bill of Rights brings a little understood topic vividly to life.

Find out what the Bill of Rights is and how it affects your daily life in this fascinating look at the history, significance, and mysteries of these laws that protect the individual freedoms of everyone—even young people.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

About the Author


Kathleen Krull garnered starred reviews and awards for her many books. The Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC, honored her with its Nonfiction Award for her body of work that "has contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children." She lived in San Diego, California. Learn more about her online at www.kathleenkrull.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780380974979
ISBN-10: 0380974975
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: October 6th, 1999
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Avon Camelot Books (Hardcover)