This book introduces young readers to the life of Abigail Adams, beginning with her childhood in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Readers will become familiar with her independent personality as they learn about her love of learning, her marriage to John Adams, and her life as a mother. Details of Mrs. Adams's time as a political wife include her courage facing the hardships of the American Revolution, while her husband served in the Continental Congress, and the many letters they exchanged throughout their lives. Mrs. Adams's years as the vice president's wife and as First Lady, including their move into the White House, are also discussed. Full-color photos accompany the easy-to-read text. Extras include a sidebar, a timeline, fun facts, an index, and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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