Candace Fleming
Historical Picture Books
The Hatmaker's Sign
Orchard Books, 1998
ages 4 to 8
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The Hatmaker's Sign
written by Candace Fleming
illustrated by Robert A. Parker

To heal the hurt pride of Thomas Jefferson as Congress makes changes to his Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin tells his friend the story of a hatmaker and his sign.

Awards and Honors
American Folklore Society Aesop Award
New York State Charlotte Book Award
NOTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year
Storytelling World Award

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