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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Juvenile literature.

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About the Edition

Explores the life of the third president, from his childhood in Virginia, through his involvement in the Revolutionary War, to his years in office.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby John B. Severance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE332.79 .S48 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL684213M
ISBN 100395845130
LC Control Number97031010
OCLC/WorldCa37465487

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