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Alexander Hamilton

Author: James Buckley, Jr.; Charlotte Ager
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Series: DK life stories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. In this biography for kids 8-12, read about how, from humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military."--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Illustrated works
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alexander Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Buckley, Jr.; Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9781465479600 1465479600
OCLC Number: 1091596796
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 20 cm
Contents: A bumpy start --
Little money man --
Joining the fight --
Soldier to scribe --
Victory!...and work --
Makin' the laws --
Big money man --
A mistake --
Tough times --
Alexander and his enemies --
The duel and the end --
Alexander's legacy.
Series Title: DK life stories.
Responsibility: by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.

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"Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. In this biography for kids 8-12, read about how, from humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military."--

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