"Those rebels, John and Tom" by Barbara Kerley
An informational children's book that compares and contrasts the founding fathers, John Adams and Tomas Jefferson. These two had very different lives, personalities, and childhoods but did have the same love for the american colonies. This could be used as an integrated history and reading lesson. Students can do a study on John Adams and Tomas Jefferson. They could make a venn diagram of the two and list similarities and differences.
Grades 2 - 6
Grade level Equivalent: 6.3
Guided Reading: R
- Autobiography and Biography