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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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...