Dolley Madison

Format Price Qty
$19.95
$35.95

This book introduces young readers to the life of Dolley Madison, beginning with her childhood as a Quaker and her life in early Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Readers will become familiar with her bravery as they learn about the horrible yellow fever outbreak of 1793 and her heroic rescue of George Washington's portrait during the War of 1812. Details of her marriage to James Madison, her time as First Lady, and her legacy as Washington, D.C.'s most famous hostess are also discussed. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007120, JNF007070, JNF043000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-09-01
ISBN 9781599287980, 9781617848223
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 973.81092
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 117969
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

First Ladies Set 1 – School Library Journal

These brief biographies begin with each woman’s childhood, college life, and meeting her husband. . . . They delve into their professional and personal lives. . . . The author then describes the role each woman played in her husband’s political life, including campaigning and promoting her own issues, such as literacy and health care. Each text attempts to be balanced and includes difficult periods in these women’s lives. . . .

Author: Joanne Mattern