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Thomas Jefferson

by Simone T. Ribke

This biography presents a brief overview of the life of the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, who wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence and helped shape our nation.

Series Information

Looking for biographies that are suitable for emergent readers — and relevant to the primary-school curriculum? Rookie Biographies is the answer! Identical in design and format to the popular Rookie Read-About Science, Geography, and Holiday series, each new Rookie Biographies introduces children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields. Featuring simple text and full-color photographs, a "Words You Know" glossary, and an easy-to-use index, Rookie Biographies helps readers get to know the people who shaped our world.

Series Features

  • Age-appropriate vocabulary
  • Clear linkage between text and photos
  • Includes archival reproductions where appropriate
  • Positioned in the middle Early Intervention range
  • Comprehensive glossary of "Words You Know"
  • Index makes navigating subject matter easy
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Children's Press (CT)
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography

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Simone T. Ribke

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