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Author Miller, Brandon Marie.

Title Thomas Jefferson for kids : his life and times, with 21 activities / Brandon Marie Miller.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Jefferson,T MIL    Available
Description 132 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-127) and index.
Contents "Bold in the pursuit of knowledge": Play "The royal game of the goose" ; Plot a map ; Dance a reel -- "His majesty has no right": Design a Palladian window ;Grow a plant from a cutting ; Make fresh grape juice -- "In open rebellion": -- Create a Declaration of Independence word search ; Build a model solar system ; Keep track on an "Ivory notebook" -- An American in Paris: Organize your library like Mr. Jefferson ; Make a simple microscope ; Doric, Ionic, or Corinthian? Make a classical column ; Bake a macaroni (and cheese) pie -- "The hated occupations of politics": Weaving ; Draw a floor plan and elevation ; Paint a buffalo robe ; Paint a compass rose -- "By which I most wish to be remembered": Observe the weather ; Gather a leaf collection ; Design a peace medal ; Play a word game ; Dab a theorem painting.
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Juvenile literature.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Presidents -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Presidents -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
ISBN 9781569763483

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