Servant to Abigail Adams: The Early American Adventures of Hannah Cooper
Author: Kate Connell
Publisher: National Geographic Society; Paperback
Period: 1800's America, Presidential Elections; some fictional characters
The year is 1800, and 13-year-old Hannah Cooper is working as a servant for Abigail Adams, the wife of our second President, John Adams. President Adams is running for re-election against his archrival Thomas Jefferson; the plaster is still wet on the walls of the brand-new White House; and Hannah worries about her ailing father and corresponds with her printer brother, Daniel. In this deft combination of rich factual background and fictional story, Kate Connell brings to life the debates and challenges that faced our nation in the early years of the republic. This special price is available only while supplies last.