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First Son and President: A Story about John Quincy Adams (Creative Minds Biography)
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Beverly gives an overview of the book:

While John Quincy Adams followed in his father's footsteps to the presidency, many of his ideas were ahead of their time. He also served as an international diplomat, a respected statesman, and the lawyer who successfully defended the African slaves from the Amistad in front of the Supreme Court.
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While John Quincy Adams followed in his father's footsteps to the presidency, many of his ideas were ahead of their time. He also served as an international diplomat, a respected statesman, and the lawyer who successfully defended the African slaves from the Amistad in front of the Supreme Court.

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About Beverly

Beverly Gherman has written biographies about authors, dancers, presidents, scientists and, of course, artists. Her engaging child-accessible style has won her many fans and many awards, including a California Library Beatty Award, a Booklist Editor's Choice, an SCBWI Golden...

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Published Reviews

Jun.14.2010

Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz
Beverly Gherman, Chronicle, $16.99 (128p) ISBN 978-0-8118-6790-0
Gherman (Ansel Adams: American Photographer) presents an insightful portrait of...