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Alexander Hamilton

The Making of America

Teri Kanefield


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Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (3/6/2018)
Paperback (3/13/2018)
Audio (3/6/2018)

Praise For Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

"The strength of the book is the generous use of Hamilton's own words...A solid introduction to a charismatic founding father."

— Kirkus

"A great addition to upper elementary and middle school libraries...students will crave this title."

— School Library Journal

"Thoroughly researched and cited, this book is accessibly written and full of valuable information...Hamilton’s intelligence, ceaseless drive, and penchant for speaking his mind come across, giving readers a clear view of Hamilton’s character and his role in creating America."

— Booklist

"Kanefield is a capable nonfiction writer, organizing an eloquent review of Hamilton’s life while balancing the perspectives of his adversaries and skeptics... the story is told easily, making a founding father accessible to young readers the way Lin-Manuel Miranda has done on Broadway."


Harry N. Abrams, 9781419725784, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2017

About the Author

Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and the author of The Girl from the Tar Paper School and the Making of America series, among other books. She lives in San Luis Obispo, California.