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By Helen Boyd Higgins

ISBN-10: 1882859618

ISBN-13: 9781882859610

ISBN-10: 1882859634

ISBN-13: 9781882859634

The grownup accomplishments of this Founding Father, architect of the structure and primary Secretary of the Treasury, are mythical, and in this newest delivering, young children meet the younger ''Alec'' turning out to be up within the Caribbean as he goals of vacationing the land known as the US. observed through his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his significant other, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days are choked with the books he loves and visits to the waterfront to greet the huge ships arriving from Europe—until his uncle insists that Alec healthy using classes into his agenda. childrens will determine with Alec's fight to beat his fear of horses and cheer at his braveness as he narrowly escapes a violent typhoon whereas on horseback, all whereas retaining his eye at the prize—school in the US. Featured sections and enjoyable proof clarify what occurred subsequent and when Alexander Hamilton lived, supplying younger readers with a image of the leader's whole life.

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When old Poleon came up, both Christy and Alec were still trembling. Alec was pale, but his eyes sparkled. He smiled at the old man. ” the old coachman cried. ” Alec grinned. “Of course I’m not hurt. Christy and I were both pretty scared, that’s all,” he answered. “I better put the lead strap back on him,” said old Poleon . “No, I’ll never need that strap again. I know that I can ride now. Christy and I understand each other,” said Alec. That same day Alec went to see his Uncle Peter in his office.

The smaller man looked frightened. “Alexander,” said Mr. Knox. ” “I know it because my mother told me all about the Treaty of Paris,” Alec answered. As the crowd pushed about him, Alec kept on speaking. Alec loved to have people listen to him. Mr. Knox stood quietly by his side. The minister was surprised at Alec’s answers. “This is a wonderful boy,” he said to himself. ” The crowd increased. Men pushed close to listen. Alec pushed back his hair with his small brown hand and answered questions.

Alec recognized the larger of the two as the man with ear30 T HE CH A SE rings whom he had seen on the Queen Bess. The other was much smaller. He wore lace ruffles and he had his hair tied back with a black ribbon. It was hard for Alec to see because he was so short. Everyone was pushing and trying to get near the two in the center of the crowd. Alec quickly found a table on which he could stand. When he had climbed up he could see right over the heads of the others. “Now,” he heard Mr. ” The big man shook his fist at the smaller man.

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