ISBN: 1646114256
EAN13: 9781646114252
Language: English
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 0.18" H x 8.27" L x 5.83" W
Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Help kids ages 6 to 9 discover the life of Alexander Hamilton―a story about working hard, blazing trails, and fighting for freedom

Alexander Hamilton became one of the most important Founding Fathers in American history. He helped win the Revolutionary War against England and invented our nation's first banking system. Before that, he was a playful kid who loved to write and believed in hard work. Born on a Caribbean island, Alexander overcame many hardships to come to America and earn a name for himself.

Explore how Alexander Hamilton went from being a young immigrant boy with strong values to a celebrated American leader and icon.

This Alexander Hamilton chapter book for kids ages 6 to 9 includes:

  • Helpful definitions―Discover a glossary with easy-to-understand definitions for the more advanced words and ideas in the book.
  • His lasting legacy―Learn how Alexander shaped the world for future generations―including you
  • Test your knowledge―Take a quick quiz at the end of the book to make sure you understand the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Alexander's life.

How will Alexander Hamilton's remarkable story inspire you?

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Book Reviews (7)

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5
   Engaging and informative
I'm a huge Hamilton fan. I got this book as a way to get the kids engaged in the story that I've come to love, Raymond said. This book is so well written and so well illustrated, it's hard to put into words. It follows the narrative approach from Ron Churnow's book and the Lin Manuel musical, but it's an adapted resource for elementary schoolers. I highly recommend this book to anyone.
 
5
   Love
Both are great books to help reinforce what the kids are reading.
 
5
   Excellent, informative, well written and fun for kids.
This book is rated PG-13 for children and adults. Easy to understand, clear sentences that were easy to understand. We really enjoyed the time line and map references as well as the little passages about things to think about, Morgenthau said. It's a great little book, said Axel.
 
5
   Hamilton musical inspired learning more about him
We purchased this book for our grandchildren who had seen the Hamilton musical on line and we're enthralled with the production but wanted to better understand the history it portrayed. The Harrisons were huge fans of the book, and they bought the entire thing.
 
5
   Great series!
Level 2 reader Elizabeth Hunter agrees with the verdict. The book is a perfect length to hold his interest and the drawings capture his attention. We also love the extras - including the quiz at the end - and the fact that it all worked out for us. Great series, said Blair.
 
5
   Love these books
My 8-year-old and I can't get enough.
 
3
   Pretty book, but sticks to the musical’s script
The illustrations are nice, the maps are useful, and the language is appropriate for lower elementary, Morgenthau said. However, it reads like notes to Hamilton, the musical, which was disappointing because my child wanted to learn more about Alexander Hamilton after seeing it. It's also a bit of a stretch to say that such a thorough reconstruction would be possible, even if the original was correct. It mentions her two sisters, but she had four other sisters who lived to adulthood. That's not an important detail about Alexander, I suppose, but it leaves me questioning the credibility of the entire investigation.
 
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