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Who Was Andrew Jackson?

Who Was Andrew Jackson? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Yacka, Douglas
By Hq, Who
Illustrated by Murray, Jake

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A biography of the seventh president of the United States Andrew Jackson.

ISBN 9780399539909
Barcode 9780399539909
Published 15 August 2017 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780399539909
ISBN-10 0399539905
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Grosset & Dunlap Inc.,U.S.
Publication Date 15 August 2017
International Publication Date 4 July 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Yacka, Douglas
By Hq, Who
Illustrated by Murray, Jake
Series Who Was...? (Quality Paper)
Category History
Social Studies
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 193mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 110g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Presidents, Presidents - United States, Jackson, Andrew
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Controversial in his day and still controversial now, President Andrew Jackson left his mark on American history. Seventh President Andrew Jackson was a man of contradictions: quick tempered and brash, he often seemed to look for fights, but he was so devoted to his wife, he quit Congress twice to be by her side. He was a celebrated war hero who nevertheless most enjoyed his serene life in Tennessee. Although he saw himself as a champion of the poor, he grew to be a rich plantation owner owning many slaves. He adopted a young Native American as his son despite ordering the expulsion of tribes hundreds of thousands of people from their homeland in the Southeast. Douglas Yacka captures the many sides of Andrew Jackson, whose life began just before the Revolution and ended not long before the Civil War. This book in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations that help bring the story to life.

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Author's Bio

Douglas Yacka is the author of Eat, Drink, and Be Mad Libs and co-author of Give My Regards to Mad Libs.

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