Written by David Bruce Smith and illustrated by Clarice Smith
Author and publisher David Bruce Smith is the founder of the Grateful American Foundation and co-founder of the Grateful American Book Prize . David’s mother, Clarice Smith, was an internationally renowned artist who exhibited her paintings all over the world.
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. You can purchase Abigail & John on Bookshop or Amazon .
Abigail & John is featured on our booklist, From the American Revolution to a New Nation.
The Grateful American Book Series offers rich educational materials to support the use of Abigail & John in classrooms. To access the curriculum materials, and learn how to strengthen critical-thinking skills, deepen content knowledge, and spark a love and appreciation for our nation’s history, visit Teaching Abigail & John .
Abigail & John: the digital book
About The Author & Illustrator
David Bruce Smith and Clarice Smith have been collaborating more than 30 years.
David Bruce Smith is the founder of the Grateful American Foundation and co-founder of the Grateful American Book Prize. He is also the author of 11 books.
Clarice Smith is an internationally renowned artist who has exhibited her paintings all over the world.
Please visit claricesmith.com for more information.