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Title:
James K. Polk : America's 11th president
Author:
McCollum, Sean.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
110 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Summary:
A biography of the eleventh president of the United States, with information on his childhood, family, political career, presidency, and legacy.
Language:
English
Contents:
Jimmy Polk, the comeback kid -- The apprentice politician -- The most loyal Democrat -- Becoming Young Hickory -- From sea to shining sea -- President Polk's legacy.
Reading Level:
1040 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.1 2.0 77341.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.4 6 Quiz: 34787 Guided reading level: S.
ISBN:
9780516228853
Format :
Book

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A biography of the eleventh president of the United States, with information on his childhood, family, political career, presidency, and legacy.


Table of Contents

1 Jimmy Polk, the Comeback Kidp. 7
2 The Apprentice Politicianp. 17
3 The Most Loyal Democratp. 35
4 Becoming "Young Hickory"p. 51
5 From Sea to Shining Seap. 67
6 President Polk's Legacyp. 85
Presidential Fast Factsp. 96
First Lady Fast Factsp. 97
Timelinep. 98
Glossaryp. 100
Further Readingp. 101
Places to Visitp. 102
Online Sites of Interestp. 103
Table of Presidentsp. 104
Indexp. 108