The Resource Andrew Jackson : seventh president, 1829-1837, written and illustrated by Mike Venezia

Andrew Jackson : seventh president, 1829-1837, written and illustrated by Mike Venezia

Label
Andrew Jackson : seventh president, 1829-1837
Title
Andrew Jackson
Title remainder
seventh president, 1829-1837
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Mike Venezia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mike Venezia once again uses his winning formula of combining humor with history to make learning fun. Each book in this series is an appealing mix of full-color historical images and photos, Mike's hilarious cartoon-style illustrations, and simple, factual text describing each person's path toward the nation's highest office. These biographies are peppered with humbling and funny anecdotes that bring out the humanity of each of these historical figures and help kids realize that these were real people--not just names from history books. Andrew Jackson, nicknamed "Old Hickory" by his soldiers, was a military hero and one of the roughest, toughest presidents ever. He had a hard childhood; he fought in the Revolutionary War at the age of 14 and had lost his entire family by the time it was over. He went on to become a frontier lawyer, and then a national hero after winning the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. Jackson was a champion of working people. As the first president to grow up poor, he paved the way for people to take part in U.S. government even if they weren't born wealthy and well connected
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Venezia, Mike
Dewey number
  • 973.5/6/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E382
LC item number
.V46 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Getting to know the U.S. presidents
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Andrew Jackson : seventh president, 1829-1837, written and illustrated by Mike Venezia
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780516226125
Lccn
2004000317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780516226125
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
ocm54007137
Label
Andrew Jackson : seventh president, 1829-1837, written and illustrated by Mike Venezia
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780516226125
Lccn
2004000317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780516226125
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
ocm54007137

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