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Lowell, Barbara

Summary: With his face on the ten-dollar bill and an award-winning musical about his life, it's clear that Alexander Hamilton's story is one worth telling. Despite feeling like an outsider, Hamilton fought hard to form a united nation with a strong central government-and many of his ideas are still relevant today! With this illustrated leveled reader, kids can learn more about the man who, in many ways,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE LOW

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET HAMILTON

McDonald, Forrest.

Summary: In this critical reinterpretation of Hamilton's life, the first Secretary of the Treasury is perceived as an ambitious man whose self-appointed mission was to create a new social order in America based not on status but on money.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER MCD

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Quiri, Patricia Ryon.

Summary: Explains why a constitution was needed; describes the convention in Philadelphia in 1787, the Virginia and New Jersey plans, the Great Compromise, and the ratification process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 QUI

Summary: The documentary captures the amazing life and times of our nation₂s forgotten founding father: Alexander Hamilton. Exploring the iconic American political and financial institutions he helped to create, from the U.S. Mint and Wall Street to the two-party political system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HAM

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEF

Cost, Jay

Summary: "How do you solve a problem like James Madison? The fourth president is one of the most confounding figures in early American history -- his political trajectory seems almost intentionally inconsistent. He was both for and against a strong federal government. He wrote about the dangers of political parties in the Federalist papers and then helped to found the Republican party just a few years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MADISON, JAMES COS

Chernow, Ron.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER Che

Chernow, Ron.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Publisher's description: In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is "a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Hamilton

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 CHE

Randall, Willard Sterne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER RAN

Sylla, Richard Eugene

Summary: "Meet the founding father who made America modern... An immigrant from the West Indies, he played a crucial part in the political, legal, and economic development of the new nation: He served as Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War; he helped establish the Constitution; he wrote most of The Federalist Papers; and he modernized America’s fledgling finances,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER SYL

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political leader of the early republic, and perhaps in all of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B JEFFERSON

Chaffin, Tom

Summary: Thomas Jefferson first met the Marquis de Lafayette in 1781, when the young French-born general was dispatched to Virginia to assist Jefferson, then the state's governor, in fighting off the British. The two could not have seemed more different. When Jefferson moved to Paris three years later as a diplomat, speaking little French and in need of a partner, their friendship began in earnest....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 CHA

Summary: Ten years after signing the Declaration of Independence, England wages a new war of unfair trade and tariffs. Men like James Madison, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin are among the leaders of this new political battle. Describes the struggle to establish the Constitution, the Bill of rights, the emergence of political parties, and the conflict between the States and the Federal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Center for Constitutional Studies 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 346.73 More 1989

Hamilton, Alexander

Summary: The smash-hit musical Hamilton presents its central character as a truth-telling immigrant boot-strapper who used his extraordinary intelligence to make good--but what was he really like? Let the man himself, a prolific and extremely effective writer, tell his story in his own words. Organized chronologically, this collection of Alexander Hamilton's personal letters, business and governmental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.409 HAM

Cunningham, Noble E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedford/St. Martin's 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 CUN

Wood, Gordon S

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "From the great historian of the American Revolution, NYT-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequentfalling out did much to fix its course. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds, or been more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WOO

Wills, Garry

Summary: "In "Negro President" historian Garry Wills explores a pivotal moment in American history through the lens of Thomas Jefferson and the now largely forgotten Timothy Pickering, and "prods readers to appreciate essential aspects of our distressed but well-intentioned representative democracy" (Chicago Tribune).".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326.0973 WIL

Hamilton, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 HAM

Wills, Garry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JEF

Ferling, John E

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe were in the vanguard of revolutionary ideas in the 18th century. As founding fathers, they risked their lives for American independence, but they also wanted more. Each wished for profound changes in the political and social fabric of pre-1776 America and hoped that the American Revolution would spark republican and egalitarian revolutions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 FER

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: An ironic examination of the founding years of our country. Historian Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation's founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders. He explains how the idea of a strong federal government, championed by Washington, was eventually embraced by the American people,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ELL

Jefferson, Thomas

Contents: Public papers -- Addresses, messages, and replies -- Miscellany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 JEF

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