Author and Illustrator: Lane Smith
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Publication Date: 2006
Genre: Historical fiction, picture book
Audience: Gr. 2-4
Overview: This is a historical fiction picture book about 5 of our founding fathers and what they were like as children. The book is concluded by adding true historical facts about each one and gives a little insight into American History. It has great illustrations and the different size fonts will keep the reader interested the entire time.
Activity: Have each child draw a picture of themselves and write about the things that they are good at that might help them later on in life.
Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Garretson