Who Was Abigail Adams? (Who Was?)

by True Kelley (Author) John O'Brien (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and girls. She was also the first First Lady to live in the White House! This biography tells the story of Abigail Adams and her role in America's Revolutionary War period.
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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
January 20, 2014
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF025200 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/19th Century
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF025190 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
JNF007130 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Library of Congress categories
United States
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiograp
Revolution, 1775-1783
Presidents' spouses
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
Adams, Abigail
Adams, John

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