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Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel

$49.99

$49.99

In 1787, After 116 days of heated debates and bitter arguments, the United States Constitution was created. This imperfect document set forth America’s guiding principles, but it would also introduce some of today's most contentious political issues—from gerrymandering, to the Electoral College, to presidential impeachment.

With colorful art, compelling discourse, and true stories from America's past and present, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel sheds light on how today's political struggles have their origins in the decisions of our Founding Fathers. Children’s book author Cynthia Levinson, constitutional law scholar Sanford Levinson, and artist Ally Shwed deftly illustrate how contemporary problems arose from this founding document—and then they offer possible solutions.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781250211613
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 16/11/2020
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: First Second
  • Pages: 288
  • Price: $49.99

In 1787, After 116 days of heated debates and bitter arguments, the United States Constitution was created. This imperfect document set forth America’s guiding principles, but it would also introduce some of today's most contentious political issues—from gerrymandering, to the Electoral College, to presidential impeachment.

With colorful art, compelling discourse, and true stories from America's past and present, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Graphic Novel sheds light on how today's political struggles have their origins in the decisions of our Founding Fathers. Children’s book author Cynthia Levinson, constitutional law scholar Sanford Levinson, and artist Ally Shwed deftly illustrate how contemporary problems arose from this founding document—and then they offer possible solutions.

Author Information

Sanford Levinson is a professor at the University of Texas Law School and the University of Texas at Austin Department of Government. In 2010 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science.

Cynthia Levinson writes award-winning nonfiction books about social justice for young readers, including The Youngest Marcher and Watch out for Flying Kids.

Ally Shwed is a cartoonist, writer, and editor. She has worked with The Boston Globe, Topic, Jezebel, and The Intercept. She regularly contributes to the comics journalism website The Nib.

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