FIRST FRIEND uses a Facebook theme to creatively retell Thomas Jeffersonas (TJas) life story. By imagining the past in our present, we can bring one of the greatest thinkers in our countryas history into our present world; we can experience what it would be like to afrienda Thomas Jefferson, our third President of the United States (1801-1809), and learn from his extraordinary legacy. The new eBook format allows readers young and old to experience Mr. Jefferson and learn about our third President in a whole new way. Thanks to wallposts and tweets, it is possible to get to know TJ, his family and friends, as well as important political events in our countryas history. Professor Larry J. Sabato, Director, University of Virginia Center of Politics, says, aI-pad and stylus replace the quill pen and parchment in Kathleen Reidas innovative retelling of the events of Mr. Jeffersonas life. As one of the most creative technophiles of his time, no doubt Mr. Jefferson would have employed todayas social media wisely, and perhaps in much the same manner as the author imagines.aJefferson studied grammar and mathematics, and learned to read and write Latin and Greek. ... distractions, even at a young age, Jefferson thrived on learning; and he developed a lifelong love for books and the knowledge they represented.
|Title||:||First Friend: Thomas Jefferson - Kindle Edition|
|Publisher||:||Kathleen Reid - 2014-02-11|