Concepts for Kids
1. Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence.
2. He also served as the third president of the United Sates.
On Line Resources
When Mr. Jefferson Came to Philadelphia
by Ann Turner
A colonial American boy describes watching his mother's tenant, Thomas Jefferson, working on the Declaration of Independence.
A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson
by David Adler
With its easy to understand language and charming illustrations, this book is a good introduction to Thomas Jefferson and his accomplishments.
The Hatmaker's Sign: A Story by Benjamin Franklin
retold by Candace Fleming
Benjamin Franklin offers sage advice to Thomas Jefferson concerning the wording of Declaration of Independence.