Rescuing the Declaration of Independence: How We Almost Lost the Words That Built America
These are the words that helped found our nation. Today the Declaration of Independence is one of the United States’ most heavily guarded treasures, but during the War of 1812 it would have been destroyed if not for one man whose story has nearly been forgotten by time. Come along on this historic adventure and learn how one ordinary clerk did a truly extraordinary thing. Ages 4-8. Written by Anna Crowley. Hardcover; 40 pages.
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