My Name Is James Madison Hemings

Book Verdict

My Name Is James Madison Hemings

by Jonah Winter

Illustrations by Terry Widener

First Release:

January 2017

ISBN: 9780385383431

This powerful historical picture book is an evocative first-person account by the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations rendered in acrylic on bristol board.

  • ISBN: 9780385383431
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 11" x 8 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 0.5
    Awards & Honors: The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2016, Picture Books
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2
    Genre: Fic
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