Listening to NPR one would think the idea of Constitution Day had dropped out of no-where onto the heads of unsuspecting teachers. I know that school librarians have been sharing ideas and resources for several weeks.
Here are some truly wonderful books about the origins of our Constitution.
We the kids : the preamble to the Constitution of the United States
by Catrow, David. - Puffin Books, c2002.
A more perfect union : the story of our Constitution
by Maestro, Betsy. - Mulberry, c1987.
Shh! we're writing the Constitution
by Fritz, Jean. - Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, c1987.
...If you were there when they signed the Constitution
by Levy, Elizabeth. - - Scholastic, c1987.
In defense of liberty : the story of America's Bill of Rights
by Freedman, Russell. - Holiday House, c2003.
A kid's guide to America's bill of rights : curfews, censorship, and the 100-pound giant
by Krull, Kathleen. - Avon, c1999.