We the People

We the People

by Peter Spier

ISBN-10: 0385376170
ISBN-13: 9780385376174
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Edition: Reprint - 2014

Book Description
In this visual celebration of the U.S. Constitution and its framers, Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier tells the stirring American tale of how this most important document came to symbolize freedom, justice, equality, and hope for all citizens. This fact-filled volume includes: an illustrated preamble to the Constitution, illuminating its signifcance from its birth through to modern times; the fascinating history of the struggle to create and ratify the Constitution; a historical reproduction of the original document; plus the complete text of the Constitution. Back in print in hardcover—redesigned, historically updated, and with a glorious new cover—this is a must-have resource for every American school, library, and home.