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Thomas Jefferson Grows a Nation

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ISBN-10: 1620916282

ISBN-13: 9781620916285

Edition: 2015

Authors: Peggy Thomas, Stacy Innerst

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Thomas Jefferson was more than a president and patriot. He was also a planter and gardener who loved to watch things grow—everything from plants and crops to even his brand-new nation. As minister to France, Jefferson promoted all things American, sharing corn and pecans with his Parisian neighbors. As secretary of state, he encouraged his fellow farmers to grow olives, rice and maple trees. As president, he doubled the size of the nation with the Louisiana Purchase. Even in his retirement, Jefferson continued to nurture the nation, laying the groundwork for the University of Virginia. In this meticulously researched picture book for older readers, author Peggy Thomas uncovers Jefferson’s…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Highlights Press, c/o Highlights for Children, Inc.
Publication date: 9/8/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 9.38" wide x 10.25" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

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STACY INNERST  is an award-winning editorial artist and the illustrator of several picture books, including Lincoln Tells a Joke, Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea, and The Beatles Were Fab (and They Were Funny) . He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can visit his website at www.stacyinnerst.com .