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Thaddeus Stevens: The Making of an Inconvenient Hero

$13.00

The Making of an Inconvenient Hero is an exciting fictional story based on historical fact about “Thad” as a teenager-after his father deserted the family, leaving the family penniless. Dr. Terry Webb writes historical fiction novels for all interested in United States history, and especially for ‘tweens and middle school students to learn about American culture and customs.

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Description

“Not until Lincoln, the epic blockbuster movie, was Thaddeus Stevens’ passion exposed regarding civil rights for Black slaves. Until then, few knew Stevens’ importance in the passage of the Emancipation Proclamation and the thirteenth and fourteenth amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Thaddeus Stevens: The Making of an Inconvenient Hero is an exciting, fictional story based on historical fact about “Thad” as a teenager—after his father deserted the family, leaving the family penniless. Brought to life with vivid descriptions and colorful scenes are Thad’s character, physical challenges, and the strong opinions and actions he took to help runaway slaves.” -Book Synopsis

Soft cover book. 127 pages.

Additional information

Weight 7.9 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .50 in

About The Author

Dr. Terry Webb writes historical fiction novels for all interested in United States history, and especially for “tweens” and middle school students to learn about American culture and customs. Dr. Webb’s academic credentials include a Master’s degree in Education and a Doctorate degree in Family and Marriage Counseling Addiction Intervention. Study modules accompany her books to enhance, enrich, and enlarge reader learning.

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