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A More Perfect Union

By Betsy Maestro, Illustrated by Giulio Maestro

With accurate historical information, this easy-to-understand 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

Supports the Common Core State Standards

  • Grade level: 4
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780688101923
  • ISBN 10: 0688101925
  • ISBN 13: 9780688101923
  • Pages: 48
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General

Kirkus Reviews"Should be invaluable."

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Most useful as the earliest introduction available to the Constitution."

San Francisco Chronicle"A good job of showing today's children how this extraordinary document was created."

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2,2a,2b,2c,2d,2e,4,7,9,9b
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