First Son and President
A Story about John Quincy Adams
From the Series Creative Minds Biographies
America’s sixth president and son of America’s second president, John Quincy Adams lived an extraordinary life. Beginning as a young boy as secretary for his father during the peace talks that ended the Revolutionary War, Adams served his country as a diplomat, state senator, secretary of state, the president, and as a representative in congress. Through his many speeches, essays, books, and written reports, Adams helped shape America. Today, he is remembered as a great statesman, a scholar, and a poet, just as he hoped he would be.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||102119|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Afterword, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
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Creative Minds Biographies
Meet some of the world’s most creative minds! Written in story format, these episodic biographies give clear, straightforward accounts of historical figures’ lives. Each true story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. View available downloads →