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Dear Mr President



Thomas Jefferson:
Letters from a Philadelphia Bookworm

John Quincy Adams:
Letters from a Southern Planter's Son

Abraham Lincoln:
Letters from a Slave Girl

Theodore Roosevelt:
Letters from a Young Coal Miner

Franklin D. Roosevelt:
Letters from a Mill Town Girl

a book by Steven Kroll

Read about the struggle between white settlers and the Creek tribes over possession of Georgia's farmland.

Through letters between a president and a child of his time, today's young readers explore our nation's past. In this volume, President John Quincy Adams corresponds with William Pratt, a twelve-year-old Georgian boy.

Click on the topics below for more information, helpful links, pictures, videos, and audio clips.

Roll your mouse over each date to read about the events that took place in that year. Put the time line in motion by moving to the left or the right of the screen.

Steven Kroll has written more than eight books for children and young adults, including By the Dawn's Early Light: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner, and two historical novels, Sweet America and When I Dream of Heaven. He and his wife, Kathleen Beckett, a journalist, live in New York City and Upper Black Eddy Pennsylvania.

Biography of John Quincy Adams
Learn all about John Quincy Adams’s life with timelines and a detailed biography.
The American Presidency––John Quincy Adams
Find out fast facts, read Adams’s inaugural addresses, and read about his life and presidency.
President of the United States––John Quincy Adams
Tons of facts about John Quincy Adams, including information about his family, his administration, and even how much money he made as President. There are also links to historical documents written by Adams, biographies, and some fun points of interest.

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