September 20, 2017

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Revolutionary America | New Books for Children and Teens

Another Independence Day has come and gone, but interest in the events leading up to our nation’s beginnings and our Founding Fathers and Mothers, never wanes.

Pick of the Day: Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud (CD)

Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud. By Suzanne Jurmain. cassette or CD. 30 min. Recorded Books. 2012. cassette: ISBN 978-1-4640-4043-6, CD: ISBN 978-4640-4042-9.  $15.75.
Gr 2-4–Suzanne Tripp Jurmain makes early American history more accessible and our founding fathers more human for young students in her book (Dutton, 2011) about the friendship and feud between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. She profiles both the differences between these two men as well as the […]