Dear Mr. President: Thomas Jefferson: Letters from a Philadelphia Bookworm

By Jennifer Armstrong

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Winslow 2000

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A fictionalized exchange of letters between a little girl and Thomas Jefferson accounts events of the 1800s.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.