Thomas Jefferson: Third President of the United States


Reading Level:

  • Middle

Stefoff, Rebecca. Thomas Jefferson: Third President of the United States. 1988

From the Thomas Jefferson Portal: Biography of the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. This biography deals with many specific involvements that Jefferson had in politics, and in his life at Monticello. The book goes in depth about Jefferson’s political involvements and Presidency. This book is recommended for middle to high school aged students, interested in the facts about the third president of the United States.
Juvenile, for readers in grades 4-7 approximately. Faces up to difficult questions and gives good accounts of complex events, at least for a younger audience. -- Frank Shuffelton
Traces the life of the Virginia politician, American diplomat, and United States president and examines the domestic and foreign issues dominating his career.