This engaging and surprisingly entertaining effort seems like the perfect choice to accompany and expand lesson plans. A hardworking addition to U.S. history shelves. Kirkus Reviews (Starred)
This title presents exactly what the title describes....The collage-style illustrations...practically tell a story themselves, often managing to add humor to what is frequently considered a somewhat dry topic. The result is a book that is not only educational, but fun as well. --School Library Connection, Recommended
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Do you know what's actually in the full Declaration of Independence? How it was written? What was happening at the time? How to read the formal language? Don't worry Because now, in The Side-by-Side Declaration of Independence, kid patriots (and grown-ups alike ) can tackle the Declaration like never before. Decipher the original text of the Declaration on each left-hand page with help from a "plain English" translation on each right-hand page. Bright illustrations, historical explanations, helpful definitions, and other fun facts round out this brilliant introduction to one of the world's most important documents.