By Newbery Honor - Winning Author, Jean Fritz with pictures by Tomie dePaola. Cover Illustration by David Small. ISBN 978-0-698-11624-5. Copyright 1987. Softcover with 64 pages.
In the sweltering summer of 1787, fifty-five delegates from thirteen states huddled in the strictest secrecy in the Philadelphia State House to draw up a plan of government for the collection of states. Written for children ages eight to eleven to open their minds to the interest and relevance of history.