Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library

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Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library

by Barb Rosenstock

Illustrations by John O'Brien

First Release:

November 2013

ISBN: 9781590789322

A voracious reader and book collector all his life, Thomas Jefferson owned so many books that in 1814, he donated his personal library to serve as the new Library of Congress. Author’s note. Note about Thomas Jefferson as a slaveholder. Selected bibliography and source notes. Full-color illustrations done in pen and ink and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9781590789322
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Calkins Creek
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 973.4/6092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.8, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.4, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 830L
    Awards & Honors: 2014 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Recommended Book
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Genre: Nonfic
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