Our 17th President
A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Andrew Johnson, seventeenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||Geography and History|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||48|
|BISACS||JNF025170, JNF007020, JNF007130|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||V|
|Features||Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
- Poverty and Ambition
- On to Washington!
- Time Line
- The United States Government
- Choosing the President
- The White House
- Presidential Perks
- For More Information
Author: Judith E. Harper
Libraries are a passion with me. All of my books have required that I spend lots of time doing research, so I have the pleasure of visiting libraries often. I'm lucky to live in the Boston area because there are so many excellent university and public libraries to become attached to! I've written five children's books--four for The Child's World--and two adult reference volumes. It was a dream come true to write a biography of the hero from my childhood--John F. Kennedy--for The Child's World. Much of my research for that book was conducted at the JFK Library and Museum. My special area of expertise is U.S. history, particularly nineteenth-century women's history. I've just spent four and a half years researching and writing my labor of love--an encyclopedia of women during the Civil War, to be published in 2003. My other adult book, published in 1998, is an A-Z encyclopedia of Susan B. Anthony's life and work. When I'm not working, I'm reading for pleasure, hanging out in art museums, or indulging my interest in outdoor sports. I love canoeing, walking, swimming, cross-country skiing, and dog shows.
A noteworthy review of The United States Presidents from School Library Journal on November 1, 2020
Young readers learn about each president’s childhood, their introduction to politics, and time in office. Significant world events that occurred during the president’s tenure are highlighted in boldface to facilitate comprehension and provide historical context. Each title… View →