Grateful American Kids

“Abigail and John” Interactive by WETA’s Reading Rockets

A Window into American History
Written by David Bruce Smith & illustrated by Clarice Smith

Reading Rockets is pleased to offer this exclusive digital version of Abigail & John. This beautifully illustrated book offers young readers a look at American history through the remarkable lives of one of the country’s most beloved couples — Abigail and John Adams. Exploring the historical significance of a partnership that spanned over five decades, the book details the love they shared for each other and the country.

Author and publisher David Bruce Smith is the founder of the Grateful American Foundation and co-founder of the Grateful American Book Prize. His mother, Clarice Smith, is an internationally renowned artist who has exhibited her paintings all over the world. The book is featured on Reading Rocket’s booklist, From the American Revolution to a New Nation.

Learn more about Abigail & John, the inaugural book in the Grateful American Book Series.

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