Jefferson's Masterpiece: The Story of the Declaration of Independence for Young Readers
Jefferson's Masterpiece: The Story of the Declaration of Independence for Young Readers
Jefferson's Masterpiece: The Story of the Declaration of Independence for Young Readers
Jefferson's Masterpiece: The Story of the Declaration of Independence for Young Readers

Jefferson's Masterpiece: The Story of the Declaration of Independence for Young Readers

  • By Dennis Parker
  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Ages: 11-13
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Product Description
  • Jefferson's Masterpiece is the narrative account of why and how the Declaration of Independence was written and approved. It takes young readers on a historical journey from June 11 to August 2, 1776. They follow Thomas Jefferson as he writes the Declaration of Independence and carries out his daily activities; observe the Second Continental Congress as it votes to declare Independence and then edit, approve, and sign the Declaration; and learn about the military struggles between the colonies and Great Britain. A free downloadable Teacher's Guide is available for anyone who would like to use the book as a teaching tool.