Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel

byCynthia Levinson, Sanford LevinsonIllustratorAlly Shwed

September 22, 2020|
Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel by Cynthia Levinson
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The latest volume in our World Citizen Comics graphic novel series, Fault Lines in the Constitution teaches readers how this founding document continues to shape modern American society.

In 1787, after 116 days of heated debates and bitter arguments, the United States Constitution was created. This imperfect document set forth America’s guiding principles, but it would also introduce some of today's most contentious political issues—from gerrymandering, to the Electoral College, to presidential impeachment.

With colorful art, compelling discourse, and true stories from America's past and present, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel sheds light on how today's political struggles have their origins in the decisions of our Founding Fathers.

Children’s book author Cynthia Levinson, constitutional law scholar Sanford Levinson, and artist Ally Shwed deftly illustrate how contemporary problems arose from this founding document—and then they offer possible solutions.

Cynthia Levinson writes award-winning nonfiction books about social justice for young readers, including The Youngest Marcher and Watch out for Flying Kids. She also braids bread with six strands, juggles up to two balls, and takes a constitutional most days. The co-authors have four thoroughly splendid grandchildren and divide their t...
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Title:Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:288 pages, 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.06 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.06 in
Published:September 22, 2020
Publisher:first second
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250211613

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