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Thomas Jefferson : president & philosopher / Jon Meacham, adapted by Sarah L. Thomson.

Meacham, Jon, (author.). Thomson, Sarah L., (adaptor.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

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0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J B JEFFERSON (Text) 0530009947660 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J B JEFFERSON (Text) 0530009947678 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385387507
  • ISBN: 0385387504
  • ISBN: 9780385387491
  • ISBN: 0385387490
  • ISBN: 9780812979480
  • ISBN: 0812979486
  • Physical Description: 321 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a Division of Random House, LLC, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-306).
Formatted Contents Note:
The art of power -- A fortunate son -- What fixed the destinies of my life -- Roots of revolution -- Temptations and trials -- A world of desire and denial -- There is no peace -- The famous Mr. Jefferson -- The course of human events -- The pull of duty -- Redcoats at Monticello -- A struggle for respect -- His head and his heart -- A treaty in Paris -- A new post in New York -- In wait at Monticello -- To the vice presidency -- A desperate state of affairs -- The new order of things begins -- The air of enchantment! -- The people were never more happy -- A deep, dark, and widespread conspiracy -- A farewell to ultimate power -- We are to have war then? -- The wolf by the ear -- No, Doctor, nothing more -- All honor to Jefferson -- In Jefferson's world (Thomas Jefferson's family -- In Jefferson's lifetime -- Timeline: Jefferson and the American Revolution -- Who's Who -- Revolutionary War times -- Writings -- "Inventions" -- Home -- Monticello -- Finding Jefferson today in the United States and France) --Recommended Reading-- Websites -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers. --
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 and up.
Grades 5 and up.
1020L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Lexile reading measure ; 1020L.
Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 8 170986
Subject: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 > Juvenile literature.
Presidents > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1809 > Juvenile literature.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1809.

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