Theodosia Burr : teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation

Title
Theodosia Burr : teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation

Author
Quiñones, Karen Cherro, 1960-

Publication Information
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2020]

ISBN
9781541542754

Physical Description
104 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

Target Audience
1110 L

Language
English

Contents
A new nation -- The colonel and the widow -- On to New York City -- Scandalous book -- Natalie de l'Age de Volude -- The young mistress -- "The first gentleoman of her time" -- Theodosia Burr Alston -- What happened to Theodosia?

Abstract
"This book for young adult readers discusses the life of Theodora Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, and her involvement in the lives of the Founding Fathers of the new United States. The book includes primary source observations pulled from Theodora's personal letters and other writings."--Provided by publisher.

Lexile Measure
1110

Personal Subject
Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813.
 
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836-Family.
 
Burr family.
 
Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816-Family.

Subject Term
Socialites -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
 
Gifted women -- United States -- Biography.
 
Teenage girls -- United States -- Biography.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
 
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.


LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberCopiesItem NotesStatus
Prescott Valley Public LibraryBookBIOGRAPHY BURR THEODOSIA1.SOURCE. BAKER & TAYLORChecked Out