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Shh! We're Writing the Constitution and Other Stories about America's Beginnings

Shh! We're Writing the Constitution; And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?; Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?; Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

Shh! We're Writing the Constitution and Other Stories about America's Beginnings( )
Author: Fritz, Jean
Narrated by: Fritz, Jean
ISBN:978-1-61637-749-6
Publication Date:Feb 2010
Publisher:Weston Woods Studios, Incorporated
Book Format:Pre-recorded MP3 player
List Price:USD $34.99
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Shh! We're Writing the ConstitutionWith wit and scrupulous accuracy, Jean Fritz introduces the viewer to the delegates at the 1787 summer convention in Philadelphia. Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, James Madison, and many others representing the thirteen states gathered there to draft a plan that would unify these states while preserving their sovereignty.And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?Paul Revere comes to life in this meticulously detailed story of what he did before,...
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Fritz, Jean (Author)
Jean Fritz was born in Hankow, China on November 16, 1915. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Wheaton College in 1937. She wrote picture books and historical fiction before focusing on historical nonfiction. Her first book, Bunny Hopewell's First Spring, was published in 1954. Her other books included And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?; Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?; Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?; Shh! We're Writing the Constitution; Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold; Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?; Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?; The Double Life of Pocahontas; and George Washington's Mother.

Homesick: My Own Story, a collection of linked narratives, traces her life from her girlhood in China to her longed-for yet uneasy passage to America. It won a National Book Award and was named a Newbery Honor Book. She received the Regina Medal by the Catholic Library Association, the National Humanities Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature for her body of work. She died on May 14, 2017 at the age of 101.

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