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Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
by Jean Fritz


Overview - Having a beautiful home, fancy clothes, and plenty of money wasn't enough for Mr. John Hancock. He wanted to be noticed by everyone -- including King George. So he refused to pay taxes, became president of the Continental Congress, and made his signature on the Declaration of Independence so large, King George didn't need his spectacles to see it!  Read more...

 
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Overview
Having a beautiful home, fancy clothes, and plenty of money wasn't enough for Mr. John Hancock. He wanted to be noticed by everyone -- including King George. So he refused to pay taxes, became president of the Continental Congress, and made his signature on the Declaration of Independence so large, King George didn't need his spectacles to see it!
-- "Jean Fritz fleshes out the personality of the most famous signer of the Declaration of Independence with details both sympathetic and amusing". -- School Library Journal

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780698114401
  • ISBN-10: 069811440X
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: March 1997
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-9
  • Dimensions: 8.96 x 6.99 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Historical

 
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