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First mothers

Author: Beverly Gherman; Julie Downing
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles of the American presidents' mothers reveal their achievements while sharing anecdotes and childhood stories, from Thomas Jefferson's mother's solo management of a plantation to Abraham Lincoln's mother's stint as a wrestler.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Gherman; Julie Downing
ISBN: 9780547223018 0547223013
OCLC Number: 825197910
Description: 60 pages, 4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The first first mother : Mary Ball Washington --
The determined mother : Susanna Boylston Adams --
The busy mother : Jane Randolph Jefferson --
The affectionate mother : Eleanor Rose Conway Madison --
The unknown mother : Elizabeth Jones Monroe --
The modern mother : Abigail Smith Adams --
The brave mother : Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson --
The working mother : Maria Van Buren --
The beautiful mother : Elizabeth Bassett Harrison --
The dreamer mother : Mary Armistead Tyler --
The religious mother : Jane Knox Polk --
The pioneer mother : Sarah Dabney Taylor --
The struggling mother : Phoebe Millard Fillmore --
The flamboyant mother : Anna Kendrick Pierce --
The poetic mother : Elizabeth Speer Buchanan --
The strong mother : Nancy Hanks Lincoln --
The stepmother : Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln --
The resourceful mother : Mary McDonough Johnson --
The quiet mother : Hannah Simpson Grant --
The protective mother : Sophia Birchard Hayes --
The industrious mother : Elizabeth Ballou Garfield --
The writer mother : Malvina Stone Arthur --
The sacrificing mother : Ann Neal Cleveland --
The cautious mother : Elizabeth Irwin Harrison --
The practical mother : Nancy Allison McKinley --
The southern mother : Martha Bulloch Roosevelt --
The stylish mother : Louisa Torrey Taft --
The adoring mother : Jesse Woodrow Wilson --
The midwife mother : Phoebe Dickerson Harding --
The invalid mother : Victoria Moor Coolidge --
The idealistic mother : Hulda Minthorn Hoover --
The bossy mother : Sara Delano Roosevelt --
The lively mother : Martha Young Truman --
The pacifist mother : Ida Stover Eisenhower --
The savvy mother : Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy --
The striving mother : Rebekah Baines Johnson --
The baking mother : Hannah Milhous Nixon --
The optimistic mother : Dorothy Gardner Ford --
The independent mother : Lillian Gordy Carter --
The dramatic mother : Nelle Clyde Reagan --
The competitive mother : Dorothy Walker Bush --
The confident mother : Virginia Clinton Kelley --
The outspoken mother : Barbara Pierce Bush --
The adventurous mother : Stanley Ann Dunham.
Responsibility: written by Beverly Gherman ; illustrated by Julie Downing.

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Profiles of the American presidents' mothers reveal their achievements while sharing anecdotes and childhood stories, from Thomas Jefferson's mother's solo management of a plantation to Abraham Lincoln's mother's stint as a wrestler.

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