A follow-up conversation after my presentation at the JFK Library

Selected Works

“Natalie Bober’s Thomas Jefferson is a gift to us all She makes him present, alive, and accessible: a man of intellect,feeling, grief, purpose, and great imagination.”
--Ken Burns, Documentarian
“This well researched biography provides an intimate portrait of a unique individual while also reflecting the tenor and times of the 18th century.”
--Starred, School Library Journal
“In a stunning biography that brings a legend alive, Bober uses interviews, letters, and Frost’s own poetry to depict the conditions and the events that gave rise to his restless spirit. A passionate book does justice to an American giant.”
--Language Arts
“This book demonstrates how history should be written. Award-winning author Bober’s account is a gift to young readers – a history book too good to put down…. Bober’s reputation for writing readable history with appeal for young readers shines with this book."
Poetry Anthology
Poems to spark the imagination of a young child


• Voices from the Past: Abigail Adams
• Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution
• Abigail and John Adams: Mr. and Mrs. President
• Thomas Jefferson: Draftsman of a Nation
• Thomas Jefferson: Hero or Villain?
• Thomas Jefferson and Religious Freedom
• Thomas Jefferson in France
• Thomas Jefferson: Architect
• A Revolution of Ideas in Pre-Revolutionary America
• In Defense of the Crown; In Defiance of the Crown
• Robert Frost: The Sound and the Sense
• Robert Frost: Storyteller Poet
• Marc Chagall: A Different Way of Seeing
• Louise Nevelson: Breaking Tradition
• Let's Pretend: Stimulating Imagination Through Poetry

Past Venues

• John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
• New York Historical Society
• Adams National Historic Site
• International Center for Jefferson Studies
• C-Span for History Channel
• Charlottesville School District
• Numerous Schools and Libraries
• Numerous colleges and universities across the country
• Oxford University
• Amsterdam CCRC