Alexander Hamilton (DK Life Stories)
Buckley, James , Jr. , 1963- , author. / Ager, Charlotte , illustrator.
Includes index. A bumpy start -- Little money man -- Joining the fight -- Soldier to scribe -- Victory!...and work -- Makin' the laws -- Big money man -- A mistake -- Tough times -- Alexander and his enemies -- The duel and the end -- Alexander's legacy. "Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. In this biography for kids 8-12, read about how, from humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military."--
1. Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804 -- Juvenile literature.; 2. Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.; 3. United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Juvenile literature.;