This straightforward book introduces young readers to the fundamentals of the Declaration of Independence. The book makes use of primary sources, such as direct quotes and images of original documents, places, and other artifacts from the time period, to make the history come to life. Readers learn about what a primary source is, the events leading up to the writing of the document, and how the Declaration of Independence has led to the founding of the nation we know today. Difficult concepts are explained within the text and sidebars present vocabulary words and interesting facts.
Series: Let's Find Out! Primary Sources
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: O
Lexile Level: 1030
ISBN: 9781508103325 (E-book)