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Author Chew, Elizabeth V., 1963- author.

Title Thomas Jefferson [electronic resource] : A Day at Monticello / Elizabeth V. Chew.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Abrams / Vearsa Limited, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (56 pages)
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Summary In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more. The book is illustrated with archival as well as newly commissioned illustrations and includes a timeline, bibliography, and index. Praise for Thomas Jefferson The illustrations include excellent photos of sites, artifacts, and documents as well as paintings that extend the text. The lightly fictionalized, engaging narrative, which includes many conversations, is bolstered by sidebars offering additional information ... " -- Booklist "After finishing this beautifully illustrated book, also stocked with abundant photographs of artifacts housed at Monticello, readers will be left more curious than ever about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson." -- School Library Journal".
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Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Juvenile literature.
Monticello (Va.) -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Elliott, Mark, illustrator.
Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
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ISBN 9781613125335 (epub)
Standard No. 9781613125335

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