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This Is Our Constitution : Discover America with a Gold Star Father
by Khizr Khan


Overview - From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution--what it says and why it matters for everyone.

Our Founding Fathers created the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights as a blueprint for American government and the rights of American citizens.  Read more...


 
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Overview
From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution--what it says and why it matters for everyone.

Our Founding Fathers created the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights as a blueprint for American government and the rights of American citizens. This document is not merely a piece of parchment but a living, breathing promise of our deepest democratic values.

Khizr Khan grew up in Pakistan, with few of the fundamental rights that are enshrined in the Constitution. He immigrated to America and became a citizen, raising his family to appreciate and honor all our nation has to offer. Khizr Khan is deeply passionate about the Constitution: the guarantees and protections it provides for each and every person and the beacon of light it shines throughout the world.

This Is Our Constitution is a personal journey that Khizr Khan is taking with our nation's young people.

The book includes:
* A highly personal introduction and conclusion
* Notes throughout that share Khizr Khan's reflections on and connections to the U.S. Constitution
* The fascinating history of why and how the Constitution was written
*Article by article and section by section, an easy-to-follow explanation of what the Constitution means
* A closer look at key amendments, including the Bill of Rights, and pivotal Supreme Court decisions
* The complete texts of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

This is a book about why the Constitution matters to you, and us all.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781524770914
  • ISBN-10: 1524770914
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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