Thomas Jefferson's Feast (Paperback)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375822896, 48pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2003
Whether they're preparing for President's Day or whether they just like to eat, children will find much to devour in this leveled reader about Thomas Jefferson's role in America's culinary history Did you know that every time you munch on a french fry or snack on ice cream, you have Thomas Jefferson to thank? It's true This founding father was one of America's first foodies. After a visit to France, he introduced all sorts of yummy treats to America--including one that upset more than just tummies and created a culinary controversy Get the scoop in this deliciously funny, true story--guaranteed to tempt even the most reluctant readers.
About the Author
FRANK MURPHY has taught a wide variety of grades at the elementary and middle school level. A history buff, baseball fan, and popular speaker, Frank is the author of many fun historical fiction books for young readers, including several popular Step into Reading History Readers. RICHARD WALZ is the illustrator of many humorous historical Step into Reading books. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.