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The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

by Thomas Jefferson Illustrated by Sam Fink

In The Declaration of Independence, children will discover the majestic words of our forefathers. The text of the Declaration is presented phrase by phrase, with each word precisely inscribed in large beautiful hand lettering. Illustrator Sam Fink has also created a visual representation for every section of the Declaration. His art brings life to the document, allowing readers of all ages to deepen their understanding of the words that built our nation and keep it strong today.

In addition, The Declaration of Independence contains a glossary, an index, a further reading section, and a detailed chronology that will enhance students' understanding of the people and events that forged this powerful document. Whether children read it on their own, teachers use it in the classroom, or parents look at it with their youngsters, The Declaration of Independence is sure to inspire everyone with its assertion that every human being has an equal right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Informational Text, Reference

About the Author and Illustrator

Thomas Jefferson
Contributor Image Alt Tag Sam Fink Sam Fink has entertained and educated both adults and children with his vibrantly illustrated texts of American history.

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