James Madison: The 4th President (A First Look at America's Presidents)
In 1814, while President James Madison was living in the White House, British troops arrived in Washington, D.C., and burned down the building. Why? Young readers will find out as they read about his two terms as president, as well as his early life and his important role in creating the Constitution of the United States. They will also make connections to their own lives as they learn about the many ways Madison is remembered and honored today. Each 24-page book in this series features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and rich photos and illustrations are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.
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Guided Reading Level: N