Book


Shh! We're Writing the Constitution


By Jean Fritz

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1987

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Describes how the Constitution came to be written and ratified. Also includes the full text of the document produced by the Constituional Convention of 1787.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Golden Kite Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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