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4 edition of Abigail Adams (First Biographies) found in the catalog.

Abigail Adams (First Biographies)

by Cassie Mayer

  • 229 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Biography & Autobiography - U.S. Presidents & First Ladies,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • 1744-1818,
  • Adams, Abigail,,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents" spouses,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8398616M
    ISBN 101403499802
    ISBN 109781403499806

    Abigail Adams: Letters Includes letters—more than a hundred published for the first time—to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Mercy Otis Warren, James and Dolley Madison, and Martha Washington, among many others. Abigail is an orphan and an unmarried girl; she thus occupies a low rung on the Puritan Salem social ladder (the only people below her are the slaves, like Tituba, and social outcasts). For young girls in Salem, the minister and the other male adults are God’s .

    ABIGAIL ADAMS is a must read for those interested in American history but will find many happy readers among those who thought historical biographies had to be stuffy or dull. Adams was a true partner with her powerful husband, a well-read and outspoken advocate for women, a financial risk-taker, and loving mother and sister. American historian Woody Holton’s biography Abigail Adams () concerns the foundational figure in American social and political history, also the wife of John Adams, whose strong will, intelligence, and feminist philosophy contributed critically to early figurations of the American republic which ultimately were encoded into law. The book.

      Adams is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses. John frequently sought the advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on 4/4(2). About Dear Abigail. For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters. “Never sisters loved each other better than we.”—Abigail Adams in a letter to her sister Mary, June


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This is a clearly written biography. It reveals Abigail Adams as an early champion of women's rights; and this as a natural extension both of the revolutionary cause, and her own heart felt concern for her family, especially the women, so dependent on the wisdom of their husbands for their financial future/5(93).

Abigail Adams has 46 books on Goodreads with ratings. Abigail Adams’s most popular book is First Family: Abigail and John Adams. Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman (Library of American Biography Series) (3rd Edition). Abigail Adams (née Smith) was the wife of John Adams, the second President of the United States and the mother of John Quincy Adams the sixth, and is seen as the first Second Lady of the United States and the second First Lady of the United States though the terms were not coined until after her death.

Adams is remembered today for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in /5. This is a clearly written Abigail Adams book. It reveals Abigail Adams as an early champion of women's rights; and this as a natural extension both of the revolutionary cause, and her own heart felt concern for her family, especially the women, so dependent on the wisdom of their husbands for their financial future/5(97).

In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, Bancroft Award–winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams’s life story and of women’s roles in the creation of the ed on: J In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, prize-winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams's life story and of women's roles in the creation of the republic/5.

Abigail Adams book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This lively biography of Adams details the life of a revolutionary, m /5.

Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days focuses on her childhood, telling some of the more interesting highlights. It briefly covers her later years. It’s easy and quick to read. I highly recommend this book to kids who are studying or interested in Abigail Adams/5(21).

About the Author. Abigail Smith Adams () was one of the most influential women of her era. John Adams (), educated as a lawyer at Harvard, was the Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental by: 7. Looking for books by Abigail Adams. See all books authored by Abigail Adams, including My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams, and Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution: With a Memoir of Mrs.

Adams, and more on   The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice American Heritage, Best of In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, Bancroft Award–winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams’s life story and of women’s roles in the creation of the : Atria Books.

Abigail Adams introduces readers to the second First Lady of the United States. Students will learn about Abigail's ideas and how she helped shape the future of America. The simple text and interesting pictures will keep students engaged while supporting emergent readers.

This book can also be used to teach students the skill of sequencing events as well as asking and answering questions to better. In this book, Edith B. Gelles asserts that Abigail Adams' vivid, insightful letters are "the best account that exists from the pre to the post-Revolutionary period in America of a woman's life and world." Adams' spontaneous, witty letters serve dual purposes for the modern reader: it provides an intriguing first hand account of pivotal historical events and it shows how these events from the.

Winner of BookBrowse's Nonfiction Book Award In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of America's founding era, prize-winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams's life story and of women's roles in the creation of the republic.

Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Caribbean, is a chapter book in the Time Twisters series by award-winning author Steve Sheinkin about what happens when a famous First Lady tires of life inBrand: Roaring Brook Press. Abigail Smith Adams () was one of the most influential women of her era.

John Adams (), educated as a lawyer at Harvard, was the Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. During the Revolutionary War, he served abroad in diplomatic roles and helped negotiate the peace treaty.

After serving as Vice President for two terms under George 3/5(1). Abigail Adams, Founding Mother By Virginia DeJohn Anderson Dec. 10, Best known for reminding her husband, John, and his fellow revolutionaries in to. Abigail Adams is by far the most richly documented American woman of the Revolutionary era.

There have been many biographies of this wife of our second president and mother of our sixth, and we think we know her. But, as historian Woody Holton demonstrates in his magnificent new biography Abigail. Abigail Adams was born at the North Parish Congregational Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, to William Smith (–) and Elizabeth (née Quincy) Smith.

On her mother's side, she was descended from the Quincy family, a well-known political family in the Massachusetts h her mother she was a cousin of Dorothy Quincy, wife of John of death: Typhoid fever.

When Abigail Adams was born, women were expected to be just wives and mothers. But Abigail turned out to be so much more. Read all about the fascinating life of our nation's second First Lady -- a woman who helped shape the early history of the United ed on: J Abigail Adams, American first lady (–), the wife of John Adams, second president of the United States, and mother of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States.

She was a prolific letter writer whose correspondence gives an intimate and vivid portrayal of life in the young republic.Multilevel Book also available in levels H and K. Abigail Adams introduces readers to the second First Lady of the United States.

Students will learn about Abigail's ideas and how she helped shape the future of America. The simple text and interesting pictures will keep students engaged while supporting emergent readers.