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Founding Mothers

Remembering the Ladies

by Cokie Roberts

Hardcover, 37 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 |


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Remembering the Ladies
Cokie Roberts

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The best-selling author of We Are Our Mothers' Daughters presents an adaptation of her acclaimed adult book that highlights an engaging cast of revolutionary founding mothers, including Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison. Illustrated by Diane Goode.

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Excerpted from Founding Mothers. Copyright 2014 by Cokie Roberts. Excerpted by permission of HarperCollins.