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|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|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|
|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. . . .