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Title Theodosia Burr : teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation / by Karen Cherro Quiñones.
Author Quiñones, Karen Cherro, 1960- author.
Publication Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2020]
Description 104 pages : color illustrations, color photographs ; 24 cm
Call # B ALSTON Q
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A new nation -- The United States of America -- Beginnings -- New York City -- the island at the center of the world -- The colonel and the widow -- On to New York City -- An exceptional little girl -- Much work to be done -- Her early life and education -- To twelve years old -- A scandalous book -- A terrible loss -- Life continues -- The young mistress -- Natalie de l'Age de Volude -- A state dinner -- Awkward years -- A unique household -- Theodosia grows up -- Spectacular city, spectacular Theodosia -- Joseph Alston -- Theodosia Burr Alston -- Afterward -- what happened to Theodosia? -- Glossary of 18th century terms.
Summary "This book for young adult readers discusses the life of Theodora Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, and her involvement in the lives of the Founding Fathers of the new United States. The book includes primary source observations pulled from Theodora's personal letters and other writings."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813.
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 -- Family.
Burr family.
Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816 -- Family.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Socialites -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Gifted women -- United States -- Biography.
Teenage girls -- United States -- Biography.
Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816. (OCoLC)fst00299310
Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813. (OCoLC)fst00299311
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. (OCoLC)fst00028147
Burr family. (OCoLC)fst00217692
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Gifted women. (OCoLC)fst00942624
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Socialites. (OCoLC)fst01123767
Teenage girls. (OCoLC)fst01145412
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1700-1865
Genre Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Alt Title Teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation
Related To Online version: Quiñones, Karen Cherro, 1960- author. Theodosia Burr Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2020] 9781541581753 (DLC) 2019010690
ISBN 9781541542754 (library bound : alk. paper)
1541542754

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