Who Was Thomas Jefferson? by Dennis Brindell Fradin audiobook

Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

By Dennis Brindell Fradin
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1.07 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525629313

Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and-what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life-a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's remarkable and complicated life.

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Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and-what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life-a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's remarkable and complicated life.

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Author Bio: Dennis Brindell Fradin

Author Bio: Dennis Brindell Fradin

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Dennis Brindell Fradin earned a creative writing degree from Northwestern University, then taught elementary school for twelve years. In 1989, the National College of Education honored him as the Educator of the Year. He is married to writer Judith Bloom Fradin. They live in Evanston, Illinois, and have three grown children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 1.07
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English