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Title:
Zachary Taylor : America's 12th President
Author:
Kops, Deborah.
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
110 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Summary:
A biography of the twelfth president of the United States, with information on his childhood, family, political career, presidency, and legacy.
Language:
English
Contents:
The frontier boy becomes a soldier -- Fighting on the home front -- The hero of Buena Vista -- The people's candidate for president -- Taylor's presidency -- Taylor's legacy.
Reading Level:
1090 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.0 3.0 77345.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.3 6 Quiz: 34786 Guided reading level: S.
ISBN:
9780516234427
Format :
Book

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Presents a biography of Zachary Taylor


Author Notes

Deborah Kops is the author of several nonfiction books for children.


Table of Contents

1 The Frontier Boy Becomes a Soldierp. 7
2 Fighting on the Home Frontp. 19
3 The Hero of Buena Vistap. 37
4 The People's Candidate for Presidentp. 53
5 Taylor's Presidencyp. 65
6 Taylor's Legacyp. 89
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