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The Resource What's the big deal about freedom, written by Ruby Shamir ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner

What's the big deal about freedom, written by Ruby Shamir ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner

Label
What's the big deal about freedom
Title
What's the big deal about freedom
Statement of responsibility
written by Ruby Shamir ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Title variation
Freedom
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how America got the nickname "land of the free" and shares facts on subjects ranging from the Constitution and abolition to suffrage and the four freedoms, while offering insight into the progression and setbacks of democracy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shamir, Ruby
Dewey number
323.440973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Age 4-8
  • Grade K-3
LC call number
JC599.U5
LC item number
S47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Faulkner, Matt
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • United States.
  • Civil rights
  • Liberty
  • Civil rights
  • Liberty
  • United States
  • Civil rights
  • Liberty
  • United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What's the big deal about freedom, written by Ruby Shamir ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Introduction] -- Why is America called the "Land of the Free"? -- How was America going to be different than it was before the Revolution? -- Why did the founders start changing the Constitution right away? -- How does the Bill of Rights give us freedom to stand up for what we believe? -- With the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, America was a perfectly free country, right? -- Wait a minute- slavery is the opposite of freedom. How did it exist here in America? -- How were all the slaves finally freed? -- What about women? How did they get the right to vote too? -- How do people become American citizens and get freedoms and rights like the right to vote? -- What rights do children have and what does it mean for kids to be free? -- What does freedom have to do with how many hours you work or how much money you get paid at a job? -- With the "freedom from want," was America truly the "land of the free"? -- How can we keep spreading and celebrating American freedom? -- Timeline -- Who's who -- Author's note
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780399547287
Lccn
2016029624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn956623790
  • (OCoLC)956623790
Label
What's the big deal about freedom, written by Ruby Shamir ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Introduction] -- Why is America called the "Land of the Free"? -- How was America going to be different than it was before the Revolution? -- Why did the founders start changing the Constitution right away? -- How does the Bill of Rights give us freedom to stand up for what we believe? -- With the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, America was a perfectly free country, right? -- Wait a minute- slavery is the opposite of freedom. How did it exist here in America? -- How were all the slaves finally freed? -- What about women? How did they get the right to vote too? -- How do people become American citizens and get freedoms and rights like the right to vote? -- What rights do children have and what does it mean for kids to be free? -- What does freedom have to do with how many hours you work or how much money you get paid at a job? -- With the "freedom from want," was America truly the "land of the free"? -- How can we keep spreading and celebrating American freedom? -- Timeline -- Who's who -- Author's note
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780399547287
Lccn
2016029624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn956623790
  • (OCoLC)956623790

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