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Author Kennedy, Katie, 1963- author.

Title The Constitution decoded : a guide to the document that shapes our nation / by Katie Kennedy; illustrated by Ben Kirchner; contributing editor, Kermit Roosevelt.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Workman Publishing Company, 2020.
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 342.73 KEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 204 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- Preamble -- Article I -- Article II -- Article III -- Article IV -- Article V -- Article VI -- Article VII -- Amendments -- The Declaration of Independence -- The Articles of Confederation.
Summary The ultimate guide to the US Constitution--and the history of the US through the law of the land--for middle grade readers ages 10+. The book decodes the original document with a direct translation of the text, dissecting every word, phrase and idea. Then it connects the document to major historical figures and events using full-color illustrations and examples of how the document works in practice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 198) and index.
Subject Constitutional law -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Constitutional history -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Constitution -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Kirchner, Ben, illustrator.
Roosevelt, Kermit, 1971- editor.
ISBN 9781523510443 (paperback)
1523510447 (paperback)
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