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What Is the Declaration of Independence? ( What Is) (Paperback) by Michael C. Harris

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-On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War---



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Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!

On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.



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Michael C. Harris is a freelance writer and college writing instructor based in Evanton, Illinois, where he lives with his wife, two soccer-loving sons, a dwarf hamster, a gecko, and a really weird cat. He has written a number of books for kids--including Cool Science titles about artificial intelligence, weird diseases, and spare body parts for humans.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.6 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 108
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / USA / Colonial + Revolutionary Periods, Social Science / Politics + Government
Series Title: What Is
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback
Author: Michael C. Harris
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2016
TCIN: 50811409
UPC: 9780448486925
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5179
Origin: Made in the USA
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