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THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES: A STUDENT COMPANION
by John J. Patrick
Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition, 2002
An illustrated resource for students in grades 5 and up. Entries are arranged alphabetically and cover biographies, legal terms and phrases, landmark cases, court procedures, and more. The guide also contains several appendixes -- among them a useful list of Supreme Court-related Web sites.

Book Jacket: MARSHALL, THE COURTHOUSE MOUSE: A TAIL OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
MARSHALL, THE COURTHOUSE MOUSE: A TAIL OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
by Peter W. Barnes (Illustrator), & Cheryl Shaw Barnes (Illustrator)
Cahners Business Information, Inc., 1999
Kids learn about the Supreme Court and the U.S. government by following Marshall, a justice of the Mouse Supreme Court as they resolve a very important case involving... cheese.

MEET MY GRANDMOTHER: SHE'S A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
by Lisa Tucker McElroy
Millbrook Press, 2000
This book is a photo essay that follows Sandra Day O'Conner as she provides a kid-friendly tour of the Supreme Court and explains her job as a Supreme Court justice to her grand-daughter.

Book Jacket: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: SAGE OF THE SUPREME COURT
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: SAGE OF THE SUPREME COURT
by G. Edward White
Oxford University Press, 2000
A young adult-friendly biography of one of the country's most renowned legal scholars and important Supreme Court justices.

U.S. SUPREME COURT
by Muriel L. DuBois
Capstone Press, 2006
A brief introduction to government young readers, with large pictures and simple text.

Book Jacket: ORDER IN THE COURT: A LOOK AT THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
ORDER IN THE COURT: A LOOK AT THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
by Kathiann M. Kowalski
Lerner Publishing Group, 2003
This installment of the "How Government Works" series focuses on the court system and the role it plays in our government, and is suitable for 9 to 12 year-old children.

Book Jacket: JOHN MARSHALL: THE GREAT CHIEF JUSTICE
JOHN MARSHALL: THE GREAT CHIEF JUSTICE
by Barbara Silberdick Feinberg
Enslow Publishers, 1995
An illustrated biography of the Court's first great chief justice for grades 6 and up.

Book Jacket: A KIDS' GUIDE TO AMERICA'S BILL OF RIGHTS: CURFEWS, CENSORSHIP, AND THE 100-POUND GIANT
A KIDS' GUIDE TO AMERICA'S BILL OF RIGHTS: CURFEWS, CENSORSHIP, AND THE 100-POUND GIANT
by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Anna Divito
The "100-pound giant" of the title is James Madison, the featherweight Founding Father who was most directly responsible for the adoption of the Bill of Rights. Krull employs little-know historical trivia to liven up her account of the Bill of Rights and its continued impact on America -- and particularly on the lives of young people. Recommended for grades 6-10.

Book Jacket: THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND YOU
THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND YOU by Syl Sobel
Barron's Educational Series, 2001
This book provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Untied States Constitution for readers ages 9-12, as well as the role of the Constitution in American government and history.

Book Jacket: WE THE STUDENTS: SUPREME COURT DECISIONS FOR AND ABOUT STUDENTS
WE THE STUDENTS: SUPREME COURT DECISIONS FOR AND ABOUT STUDENTS
by Jamin B. Raskin
CQ Press; 2nd Edition, 2003
Raskin's guide for teens presents clear and accessible explanations of the Court's most important decisions involving the rights of high school students, and analyzes their consequence in the daily lives of young people.

Book Jacket: LANDMARK SUPREME COURT CASES: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT
LANDMARK SUPREME COURT CASES: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT
by Roy M. Mersky, Gary R. Hartman, Cindy Tate Slavinski & Cindy L. Tate
Facts on File, 2004
A reference guide for high school students -- features two-page case summaries including background historical information, explanations of the arguments presented, and an overview of the decision for each of 350 landmark cases.

Book Jacket: TEENS ON TRIAL: YOUNG PEOPLE WHO CHALLENGED THE LAW  AND CHANGED YOUR LIFE
TEENS ON TRIAL: YOUNG PEOPLE WHO CHALLENGED THE LAW AND CHANGED YOUR LIFE
by Thomas A. Jacobs
Free Spirit Publishing, 2000
Jacobs tells the behind-the-scenes stories of teens who fought to change situations they found unjust. The book examines hotbed issues such as drug testing for student athletes, school prayer, and censorship of student newspapers, and documents teens' uphill legal battles to effect change.

Book Jacket: OUR SUPREME COURT: A HISTORY WITH 14 ACTIVITIES
OUR SUPREME COURT: A HISTORY WITH 14 ACTIVITIES
by Richard Panchyk, Senator John Kerry (Foreword), James Baker III (Afterword), Nadine Strossen (Introduction)
Chicago Review Press, 2006
A relevant legal reader for the high school crowd, this book includes background information, historical context, and interviews with contemporary political leaders concerning the role and relevance of the Supreme Court.