The Good Fight
The Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How They Shaped the Nation)
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Library Binding (8/8/2017)
George Washington vs. King George. Benjamin Franklin vs. his son William. John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson. Alexander Hamilton vs. everyone!
Join author Anne Quirk and illustrator Elizabeth Baddeley as they referee four fascinating historical throw-downs between the founding fathers . . . and prove that the United States of America is a place worth fighting for.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Praise For The Good Fight: The Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How They Shaped the Nation)…
“Readers will be pleasantly surprised not only by the nuggets of history they’ll learn but also the lesson that heated debate isn’t necessarily bad – it can even be wildly productive.” -- School Library Journal
“Briskly paced, humorously illustrated.” – Horn Book
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9781524700355, 128pp.
Publication Date: August 8, 2017
About the Author
About the illustrator:
Elizabeth Baddeley is not inclined to fight. She teaches design and is an illustrator whose previous work includes A Woman in the House (and Senate) by Ilene Cooper, Women Who Broke the Rules: Mary Todd Lincoln by Kathleen Krull, and I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri. See more of her work at ebaddeley.com. Follow her on Twitter at @BizBeth.