THE BIRTH OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
Donna Griffin
Synopsis
Truth. Fake News. The First Amendment. How did it all start? In a courtroom in New York 41 years BEFORE the Declaration of Independence was signed and 56 years BEFORE the Bill of Rights became law…

BOTFA is designed to engage youth with information and tools to think critically, communicate responsibly, and participate as active citizens in our democracy.

The Birth of The First Amendment is NOT just another history book.

The superheroes, drama and suspense of this graphic novel are a new take on education that speaks directly to middle, high school and college young leaders.
About the Book
Author(s)
Donna Griffin
Illustrator(s)
Gary Varvel
Publisher
Griffin Media and Publishing, LLC
Release Date
Aug 4, 2019
ISBN
978-1-7331208-0-7
Category
Graphic Novel
Comments
Sera Rivers
Loving that graphic novels are on the up and up!
Mobi Warren
Hoorah, I love graphic novels! and this one addresses so vital a subject.
Shannon Quinn-Schneck
Relevant, and also, the graphic novel is often more accessible for students, whether independent reading, or in a classroom setting.
Maureen Busarello
Fun, fantastic idea for explaining The Constitution to students.
Paula
What a great way to get kids engaged in civics.
Holly Schindler
Love that this is a graphic novel!
Julianne Noel
There is always such a need for these educationally rich books for children! Congrats Donna Best, J.NOEL
Michele
I hope this book finds its way into the hands of many young readers.
Brooke Giles
Making history fun and exciting. I love it!
Tal Chen
I love the superhero look with the reference to Superman!
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From the Author
BOTFA is designed to engage youth with information and tools to think critically, communicate responsibly, and participate as active citizens in our democracy.

• CHECK OUT the "Journalism by the Numbers" section that explains the importance of Freedom of the Press
• FIND OUT how the First Amendment became at the top of the Bill of Rights and key events and trials that have shaped our country's laws
• BE INSPIRED by stories of First Amendment superheroes and New Voices who are speaking their truth.