John Hancock

John Hancock's main claim to fame is the fact that he wrote his name in large letters on the Declaration of Independence. What many people don't know is that John Hancock had a very good reason for doing this. Find out what his reasons where in the books below.
John, George, Paul & Ben

John, George, Paul & Ben

Lane Smith
Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Hyperion, 2006   ISBN: 978-0786848935
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John Hancock: Independent Boy

John Hancock: Independent Boy

Kathryn Cleven Sisson
Illustrator:  Cathy Morrison 
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Patria Press, 2004   ISBN: 1882859456
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A Picture Book of John Hancock

A Picture Book of John Hancock

David A. Adler, Michael S. Adler
Illustrator:  Ronald Himler 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Holiday House, 2007   ISBN: 978-0823420056
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The Signers: The 56 Stories behind the Declaration of Independence

The Signers: The 56 Stories behind the Declaration of Independence

Dennis Brindell Fradin
Illustrator:  Michael McCurdy 
Nonfiction
For ages 14 to and up
Walker, 2003   ISBN: 978-0802788498
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