A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women
by Lynne Cheney (Author), Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator)
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser collaborated on America: A Patriotic Primer, which captured the imagination of American children and became a national best-seller. Now they turn their hands to A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women and bring the great women of American history to life. Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and to read again and again.
Buy A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women
Mothers, daughters, schoolchildren, generations of families -- everyone -- will take Abigail Adams's words to heart and "remember the ladies" once they read the stories of these astonishing, astounding, amazing American women.
About the Author
Lynne Cheney is the author of America: A Patriotic Primer and a longtime advocate of teaching our country's history to children. A widely published author who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Mrs. Cheney believes that the story of America's women is particularly important for children and young people to know.
"What American women have accomplished is truly amazing," Mrs. Cheney says. "In their dreams, hard work, and high achievement, all of us can find inspiration."
Mrs. Cheney, pictured here with some of tomorrow's amazing American women, is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. She is married to Vice President Dick Cheney, and they have two daughters and three granddaughters.
Mrs. Cheney's net proceeds will be donated to charity.