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 most recent delivering, childrens meet the younger ''Alec'' turning out to be up within the Caribbean as he desires of vacationing the land referred to as the US. followed via his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his better half, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days are jam-packed 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. little ones 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 preserving his eye at the prize—school in the US. Featured sections and enjoyable evidence clarify what occurred subsequent and when Alexander Hamilton lived, offering younger readers with a photo of the leader's whole life.

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My book, Mr. Knox. ” “Mr. Knox,” called one of the sailors, “they are wanting you back at the store. ” “Aye,” shouted Mr. Knox. ” The big man pushed forward. Alec’s eyes danced. He had to run to keep up with his new friend. They hurried through the door of the warehouse. A crowd of men stood back as they came into the room. “Here comes Preacher Knox. Let him by,” shouted a loud voice. “Come this way, sir. ” The minister stepped into the center of the circle of men. Two of them stood face to face, frowning.

Until now he had forgotten yesterday’s angry scene with his uncle. He gulped again and held out his hand. “Uncle Peter, I’m sorry that I disobeyed you yester38 I ’ L L NO T BE A F R A I D day. I’m sorry that I lost my temper but—” Alec stopped. He and Uncle Peter looked at each other and they both began to smile. “Well,” Uncle Peter began. ” When Alec’s mother and Mr. Knox came out they found the two shaking hands. After breakfast Uncle Peter spoke to Alec. “I’d like to see you in my office, Alexander.

At noon he came home, dressed, ate his dinner and hurried to say goodbye to his mother. She was still lying down, worn out from the picnic. “Oh, Mother! I’m ready to go. ” Alec said as he gave her a big hug. “I think that I’m as excited as you are, dear,” she answered. “I have wanted this for you for a long time. It will be hard work, son. ” 57 A L E X A N DE R H A M I LT ON “They won’t be ahead for long,” said Alec. “I’ll work harder than any of them. ” “Hi, matey,” said Hurry-Up as he settled down on Alec’s shoulder.

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