In this kids' biography, discover the amazing life story of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States whose strong personality and work as an American statesman made him an icon of history and popular culture. Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. From humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
This is Book 12 in the Life Stories Series. See all Life Stories books here.
Author: Jim BuckleyMore about Jim Buckley
Each title in this new series will be written by an experienced children's nonfiction author. The books will also be vetted by a subject consultant for accuracy, as well as an education/literacy consultant to ensure they are perfectly pitched and levelled for the readership.
Author: Libby Romero
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