Jacqueline Kennedy

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Jacqueline Kennedy became First Lady on January 20, 1961. But before she lived at the White House, she was a respected reporter. Learn about her childhood, education, and goals as first lady of the United States.

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Overview

Jacqueline Kennedy became First Lady on January 20, 1961. But before she lived at the White House, she was a respected reporter. Learn about her childhood, education, and goals as first lady of the United States.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Rosa Roberts
Young Spanish and English readers will learn about the life of Jacqueline Kennedy in this "First Ladies" series from the Pebble Bilingual plus collection of four titles. In this feature interesting facts about one of the most popular first ladies include her ability to speak three languages, being the first lady to catalog all of the artwork in the White House, her Vassar college education, and her notable newspaper reporting and editorial skills. The twenty-four pages include a table of contents, glossary, Internet sites, and an index. Along with the factual information is a timeline of her Jacqueline Kennedy's life along with photographs of the former first lady. Other first ladies included in this series are Martha Washington, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Michelle Obama. Bilingual readers will get a succinct overview on the life of this first lady. This biography makes a suitable addition to a library collection or classroom library. Reviewer: Rosa Roberts
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429650090
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Series: First Ladies Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 340L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Lucia Raatma received her bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of South Carolina and her master’s degree in cinema studies from New York University. She has written a wide range of books for young people. She lives with her family in Florida.

Gail Saunders-Smith is an assistant education professor at Youngstown State University in Ohio. She is also an independent staff developer, writer, and editor. She presents nationally at conferences on literacy development and instruction and has written numerous articles, children's non-fiction books, and professional resources.

Gail holds a B.S. and M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University and a M.S. in Administration and Supervision from Youngstown State University. She completed post-graduate work at The Ohio State University and earned a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from The University of Akron.

Gail is a former classroom teacher, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, and Reading/Language Arts K-12 Supervisor and Coordinator of State and Federal Programs for the Summit County ESC.

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