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A kids' guide to America's first ladies / Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Anna Divito.

Krull, Kathleen, (author.). DiVito, Anna, (illustrator.).

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  • 25 of 25 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062381071
  • Physical Description: 238 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-240) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Must I always be first? Martha Washington -- Do NOT forget the ladies! Abigail Adams -- Presidents who (technically) had no first ladies and why -- Bubbly, bold, brave. Dolley Madison -- Illness, heroic journeys, and Texas. Elizabeth Monroe, Louisa Adams, Anna Harrison, and two very different Tylers--Letitia Tyler and Julia Tyler -- Ambition versus invisibility. Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, Abigail Fillmore, and Jane Pierce -- Civil War breaks out. Mary Lincoln -- And now the "New Woman Era". Eliza Johnson, Julia Grant, Lucy Hayes and Lucretia Garfield -- The modern woman emerges. Frances Cleveland, Caroline Harrison, Ida McKinley, Edith Roosevelt, and Helen Taft -- The artist and the first woman prez. Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson -- Flying first ladies. Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover -- First lady of the world. Eleanor Roosevelt -- Pink and pretty. Bess Truman and Mamie Eisenhower -- One thousand days--and beyond. Jacqueline Kennedy -- A millionaire, a Goodwill ambassador, and one who made a difference. Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford -- The steel magnolia, the iron butterfly and the enforcer. Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Barbara Bush -- Developing a thick skin. Hillary Clinton -- The bookworm. Laura Bush -- Serious role model. Michelle Obama -- Glamour to spare. Melania Trump -- Forty women who shaped America.
Summary, etc.:
Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.
Target Audience Note:
1090L Lexile
Subject: Presidents' spouses > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Presidents' spouses > Political activity > United States > Juvenile literature.
First ladies.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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