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Bober, Natalie
Abigail Adams : witness to a revolution / Natalie S. Bober
New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, c1998, c1995
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL    AVAILABLE
Subject Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description xvii, 248 p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 23 cm
Note Houghton Mifflin reading program
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-242) and index
Contents "A very incorrect writer" -- "Ballast is what I want" -- "You may take me" -- "The weaker sex" -- "I should have been a rover" -- "Flame is kindled" -- "Partner in all the joys and sorrows" -- "I want some sentimental effusions of the heart" -- "Mrs. Delegate" -- "Remember the ladies" -- "I want a companion a nights" -- "To rob me of all my happiness" -- "And shall I see his face again?" -- "Who shall give me back time?" -- "Safely landed" -- "One of the choice ones of the earth" -- "Three-fold cord" -- "You, I must and will have" -- "Jewel of great price" -- "Splendidi misery" -- "If man is Lord, woman is Lordess" -- "Young shoots and branches" -- "What have I not lost" -- "Dearest friend"
Summary Book opens with a detailed chronology of the life of Abigail Adams, the wife of the second president of the United States and the mother of the sixth president. Chapters chronicle the life and era of this spirited woman and include many excerpts from her own writings
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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