Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
By Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, Illustrated by Dede Putra
Born in the West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American Colonies. He fought in the American Revolution and rose to the rank of Major General. He became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war, Alexander became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. 8-12 years
Alexander Hamilton American Hero
By Barbara Lowell, Illustrated by George Ermos
With his face on the ten-dollar and an award-winning musical about his life, it’s clear that Alexander Hamilton’s story is one worth telling. Despite feeling like an outsider, Hamilton fought hard to form a united nation with a strong central government. And many of his ideas are still relevant today! With this illustrated leveled reader, kids can learn about the man who, in many ways, was a true American hero. 6-8 years Will be out on June 26.
Alexander Hamilton The Outsider
By Jean Fritz
Most people know that Alexander Hamilton was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr, and that his face is on the ten dollar bill. But he was much more than that!
Born in the West Indies, Hamilton arrived in New York as an immigrant, an outsider. He fought in the American Revolution and became George Washington’s most valuable aide-de-camp. As one of America’s Founding Fathers, he was there for the writing of the Constitution and became the first Secretary of the Treasury. Alexander Hamilton was a man of action, honorable, ambitious, and fiercely loyal to his adopted country. 8-12 years
Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father
By Jonathan Hennessey, Illustrated by Justin Greenwood
Alexander Hamilton was one of the most influential figures in United States history. He fought in the Revolutionary War, helped develop the Constitution, and as the first Secretary of the Treasury established landmark economic policy that we still use today. Hennessey and Greenwood tell the story of this improbable hero who helped shape the United States of America. A graphic novel.
Alexander Hamilton From Orphan to Founding Father
By Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Valerio Fabbretta
Did you know that one of our Founding Fathers was not born in America? An orphan from the West Indies, Alexander Hamilton came to the colonies and played an important role in the Revolutionary War. He helped obtain the ratification of the Constitution. He was American’s first secretary of the treasury. A man of ambition, loyalty, and principle, he is now celebrated as the prominent patriot he was. 5-8 years
Alexander Hamilton Activity Book
By George Toufexis
This educational activity book celebrates the inspiring achievements of Alexander Hamilton. With challenging activities including: word searches, mazes, puzzles, spot-the-difference, secret codes and more. 9-12 years
The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
By Judith St. George
In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students, were staff officers under George Washington, and became war heroes. Each served in the newly formed government. Why, then, did these two face each other at dawn in a duel that ended with death for one and harsh criticism for the other. 112 pages
Aaron and Alexander:
The Most Famous Duel in American History
By Don Brown
Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton were both fierce patriots during the Revolutionary War, but the politics of the young United States of America put them in constant conflict. Their extraordinary story of bitter fighting and resentment culminates in their famous duel. 5-7 years
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