Dolley Madison (Women Who Broke the Rules Series)

Dolley Madison (Women Who Broke the Rules Series)


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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series.

Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802737946
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/09/2015
Series: Women Who Broke the Rules Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 582,928
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

KATHLEEN KRULL is an acclaimed biographer for young readers. Her books have received rave reviews and won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor Award. She is also the author of Louisa May's Battle, Pocahontas, and A Woman for President. Kathleen lives in San Diego, California, with her husband. Visit Kathleen online at

STEVE JOHNSON and LOU FANCHER have collaborated on over 45 picture books. Their work has received rave reviews and won awards, including My Many Colored Days, I Walk at Night, and New York's Bravest. Visit them online at

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