Publisher description for The revolutionary John Adams / written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness.


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John Adams comes to vivid life for young readers in this latest addition to Harness's acclaimed presidential picture-biographies. Dynamic artwork and lively narrative create a warm, personable portrait of the stubborn man from Braintree, Massachusetts, whose passion for liberty spurred him on to extraordinary roles as a Founding Father, first Vice President, and second President of the United States. Through Adams's eyes, kids witness the tension-enflamed streets of Boston, the bickering Continental Congress, the complexities of waging the War for Independence, and the challenges of governing a new nation. Vivid quotes from both John and Abigail Adams provide great primary source material for school reports, and three illustrated maps let readers see where key events took place.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Adams, John, 1735-1826 Juvenile literature, Presidents United States Biography Juvenile literature, Revolutionaries United States Biography Juvenile literature, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Biography Juvenile literature, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Presidents, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783