A picture book about the First Amendment? You bet! Free for You and Me provides brief, accessible descriptions of some of the most fundamental freedoms set forth in the U.S. Constitution, introducing young readers to the rights guaranteed by theFirstAmendment:freedomofreligion, ofspeech, andofthepress, andtherightstoassemblepeacefullyandtopetitionthegovernment.
Free for You and Me features short poems paired with colorful, kid-friendly illustrations by Manu Montoya. It also includes historical vignettes about the development of the First Amendment, plus a contemporary story told in dialog bubbles, showing young people exercising their rights to engage in community issues. And of course there's back matter – a glossary and additional explanation of the historical background and legal concepts.