Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library
Thomas Jefferson loved books, reading, and libraries. He started accumulating books as a young man. This lyrical picture-book biography tells the story of how Jefferson's vast book collections helped to create the world's largest library, the Library of Congress. It is filled with excerpts from primary documents, including Jefferson's thoughts on books, reading, and learning. Written by Barb Rosenstock with illustrations by John O' Brien. Ages 8 to 11. Softcover, 32 Pages.