Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library
Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library
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Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library

Written by Barb Rosenstock & illustrated by John O'Brien
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8 - 12
Reading age
32
Page count
52
Words per page
830L
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Sep 1, 2013
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As soon as Thomas Jefferson learned to read, he found his passion: books, books, and more books! Before, during, and after the American Revolution, Jefferson collected thousands of books on hundreds of subjects. In fact, his massive collection eventually helped rebuild the Library of Congress–now the largest library in the world. Barb Rosenstock’s rhythmic words and John O’Brien’s whimsical illustrations capture Jefferson’s passion for the written word as well as little-known details about book collecting. Author and artist worked closely with experts to create the first picture book on Jefferson’s love of reading, writing, and books. An author’s note, bibliography, and source notes for quotations are also included.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781590789322
    Publication Date
    September 1, 2013
    Publisher
    Calkins Creek Books
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    52
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2013931061
    Lexile® Level
    830L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~T
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.8
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    159932
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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