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The Declaration of Independence: Introducing Primary Sources
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Smithsonian Little Explorer

The Declaration of Independence: Introducing Primary Sources

The Declaration of Independence has represented American freedom since Thomas Jefferson wrote it more than 200 years ago. Using primary sources, young readers hear the story behind one of America's most important documents from the people who were there when it was signed. Engaging text, colorful images, sidebars, and a variety of primary sources introduce readers to the Declaration of Independence.

Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades PreK-2
Lexile Level780L
ATOS Level5.2
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #190516
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeSequence
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandSmithsonian Little Explorer
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $30.65 School/Library Price

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School Library Journal - Margaret Nunes, Gwinnett County Public Library, GA

"These three volumes introduce their respective subjects through clear prose. . . .Facts are presented in inserts, and the main text covers a good amount of information in a limited number of pages. Will appeal to browsers and report writers alike." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2017

Kathryn Clay

Kathryn Clay

Kathryn Clay has written more than 40 nonfiction children’s books about everything from dancing to dinosaurs. She also teaches college writing courses. She has a Master’s of Arts in Literature from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Kathryn lives in southern Minnesota with her husband and daughter.

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