A is for Abigail: A is for Abigail

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sep 16, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser collaborated on America: A Patriotic Primer, which captured the imagination of American children and became a national best-seller. Now they turn their hands to A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women and bring the great women of American history to life. Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and to read again and again.
Mothers, daughters, schoolchildren, generations of families -- everyone -- will take Abigail Adams's words to heart and "remember the ladies" once they read the stories of these astonishing, astounding, amazing American women.

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Super fun introduction to some great American women! - Goodreads
I am unclear what Cheney's method was for selection. - LibraryThing
Full of facts and illustrations. - LibraryThing
Format: Print with illustrations. - Goodreads
Illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser. - Goodreads

Review: "A" is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women

User Review  - Haydee Romero - Goodreads

This book is a great collection of women who have made an impact in American history. It is in alphabetical order; each letter represents a woman but expand to name the women who accomplished things ... Read full review

Review: "A" is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

A good book, but I felt some letters were too crammed with many people, rather than giving more details about just one person. We read this along with a similar book called Amelia to Zora, which we enjoyed more. Read full review

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Lynne Cheney's most recent book is the New York Times bestseller, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution, illustrated by Greg Harlin. She is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers America: A Patriotic Primer, A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots, A Time for Freedom: What Happened When in America, and Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America, and has written a memoir, Blue Skies, No Fences. Mrs. Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Vice President Richard B. Cheney.

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