Saturday, October 9, 2010

We the People: The Story of Our Constitution by Lynn Cheney

Title: We the People: The Story of Our Constitution
Author: Lynn Cheney
Illustrator: Greg Harlin
Publisher / Date: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing / 2008
Genre: Nonfiction, Picture Book
Themes: United States, constitutional history, government
Summary: Picture book describing the 1787 Philadelphia meetings and framing of the Constitution of the United States.
Curriculum Connections: Grades 3-5 Social Studies: US Constitution, famous Americans
Notes: Beautiful illustrations, rich vocabulary and interesting details make this a great resource for teaching about the US Constitution. See the review by School Library Journal by clicking on the link:

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