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Teddy Roosevelt: The People's President
     

Teddy Roosevelt: The People's President

by Sharon Gayle, Bob Dacey (Illustrator), Debra Bandelin (Illustrator)
 

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Teddy Roosevelt had poor health throughout his childhood, but that didn't keep him from his love of nature or books. Teddy grew up to be strong and healthy. He became a fearless war hero and the youngest United States president.

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Teddy Roosevelt had poor health throughout his childhood, but that didn't keep him from his love of nature or books. Teddy grew up to be strong and healthy. He became a fearless war hero and the youngest United States president.

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An easy-to-read biography of Teddy Roosevelt in the Stories of Famous Americans series for young readers. All the familiar historical details are here: the sickly, near-sighted, asthmatic boy, the years of humiliation, his struggle to bulk up and fight back, and his eventual success as a man and president. Even the ubiquitous Teddy Bear makes a last-minute appearance. Teddy's stint with the Rough Riders is described in detail, but the events of his presidency are glossed over in one final paragraph. Large watercolor illustrations enliven the text. Though predictable and superficial, this is accessible to the earliest reader for the inevitable biography projects of early elementary years. (timeline) (Nonfiction. 6-8)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689858253
Publisher:
Simon Spotlight
Publication date:
12/30/2003
Series:
Ready-to-Read Series: Level 3
Edition description:
Repackage
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
643,517
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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