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Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

Who Was?...Series
by Dennis Brindell Fradin, John O'Brian (Illustrator)
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Trade Paperback, 103 pages
Current Retail Price: $4.99

Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and-what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life-a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's remarkable and complicated life.

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