Alexander Hamilton: Young Statesman

Alexander Hamilton: Young Statesman

by Helen Boyd Higgins, Cathy Morrison
     
 

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The adult accomplishments of this Founding Father, architect of the Constitution and first Secretary of the Treasury are legendary, and�in this latest offering, children meet the young "Alec" growing up in the Caribbean as he dreams of visiting the land called America. Accompanied by his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his companion, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days�are filled with… See more details below

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The adult accomplishments of this Founding Father, architect of the Constitution and first Secretary of the Treasury are legendary, and�in this latest offering, children meet the young "Alec" growing up in the Caribbean as he dreams of visiting the land called America. Accompanied by his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his companion, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days�are filled with the books he loves and visits to the waterfront to greet�the large ships�arriving from Europe�until his uncle insists that Alec fit riding lessons into his schedule. Children will identify with Alec's struggle to overcome his fear�of horses and cheer at his courage as he narrowly escapes a violent hurricane while on horseback, all while keeping his eye on the prize�school in America. Featured sections�and fun facts�explain what happened next and�when Alexander Hamilton lived, providing young readers with a snapshot of the leader's entire life.

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"Young readers will relate to Daisy's spunky fighting spirit and the book provides the right combination of information about Juliette's youth, as well as her later accomplishments."  —Christian Library Journal on Juliette Low, Girl Scount Founder, also by Helen Boyd Higgins

"A wonderful way of making history come alive for young readers."  —The Old Schoolhouse magazine on the Young Patriot series

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882859917
Publisher:
Patria Press, Inc
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
Young Patriots Series , #14
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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