Shh! We're Writing the Constitution

Shh!  We're Writing the Constitution
Fritz, Jean; dePaola, Tomie (Illustrator)

Award-winning author Fritz takes readers behind the scenes at the Constitutional Convention for a good-humored history lesson, enlivened by dePaola's quirky illustrations.


A lively account of the birth of the Constitution during a scorching summer with all the windows shut to prevent rumors, a bombardment of bluebottle flies, and New England delegates swathed in woolen suits.

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J342.73029 F9199sh

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