Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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Overview

Little-known facts are highlighted in this fun book about this historical figure, by Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz. “The book is a most enjoyable view of history . . . The delightful illustrations exactly suit the times and the extraordinary character of John Hancock.”The Horn Book

Everyone knows that John Hancock was one of the first signers of the Declaration of Independence. But not many know that he signed his name so large to show how mad he was about how the colonists had been treated.

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Praise for Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book
An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Book
A Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
A Library of Congress Best Children’s Book of the Year
 
“The book is a most enjoyable view of history…. The delightful illustrations exactly suit the times and the extraordinary character of John Hancock.”—The Horn Book

★"Jean Fritz fleshes the personality of the most famous signer of the Declaration of Independence with details both sympathetic and amusing...[Her] irrepressible humor is given crisp expression in the illustrations." —School Library Journal (starred review)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780698114401
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 296,773
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

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