The life of Alexander Hamilton, a key leader in the United States after the Revolutionary War, is introduced in this early reader biography.
Alexander Hamilton was one of America’s founders. He was the first secretary of the treasury and George Washington’s right-hand man. But he also made some dangerous enemies during his short yet dramatic life.
Beginning readers will learn about the milestones in Alexander Hamilton’s life in this Level Two I Can Read biography, which combines a traditional, illustrated narrative with historical illustrations and photographs at the back of the book—complete with a timeline, illustrations, and interesting facts.
Alexander Hamilton: A Plan for America is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
About the Author
Sarah Albee is the New York Times bestselling author of more than one hundred books for kids, ranging from preschool through middle grade. She writes biographies, history, and science-themed books. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, their three kids, and their dog, Rosie.
Chin Ko is a production designer, visual-development artist, illustrator, and entrepreneur. His work has helped bring to life many animated shorts, feature films, and video games. He is based in Los Angeles, where he lives with his lovely wife and their new child.
This entry in the I Can Read! series makes for a solid introduction to a founding father… Fine painting-like illustrations entice readers and extend the text. Excellent back matter features at time line and extra information, including Hamilton’s views on slavery.
— ALA Booklist