A Kids' Guide To America's Bill Of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, And The 100-pound Giant by Kathleen KrullA Kids' Guide To America's Bill Of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, And The 100-pound Giant by Kathleen Krull

A Kids' Guide To America's Bill Of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, And The 100-pound Giant

byKathleen KrullIllustratorAnna DiVito

Hardcover | October 5, 1999

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Which 462 words are so important that they've changed American history more than once? The Bill of Rights: the first ten amendments to the Constitution, the crucial document that spells out how the United States is to be governed.

Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, case studies, suggestions for further reading, and humorous illustrations, Kathleen Krull's introduction to the Bill of Rights brings a little understood topic vividly to life.

Find out what the Bill of Rights is and how it affects your daily life in this fascinating look at the history, significance, and mysteries of these laws that protect the individual freedoms of everyone—even young people.

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Kathleen Krull is the author of Lives of the Presidents; Wish You Were Here: Emily’s Guide to the 50 States; Gonna Sing My Head Off!; and V Is for Victory, among many other books. She enjoys interpreting American history through the voices of the people who created it. She writes, "Intriguing human interest stories help make real the...
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Title:A Kids' Guide To America's Bill Of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, And The 100-pound GiantFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.85 inPublished:October 5, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380974975

ISBN - 13:9780380974979

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 14

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Examines the ten amendments to the United States Constitution that make up the Bill of Rights, explaining what the amendments mean, how they have been applied, and the rights they guarantee.