"colorful biography...carefully chosen details...reproductions of Roosevelt's illustrated letters are particularly captivating...a lively portrait of an American hero." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Publishers Weekly
"an excellent job of portraying...Roosevelt's larger-than-life persona...captured in both the text and...many period photographs...highly recommended" VOYA (VOICE OF YOUTH ADVOCATES) VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)
"Kraft 'talks history' to her readers...strong narrative...paint[s] a picture of both character and temperament...adriotly includes historical background" THE HORN BOOK Horn Book
"handsome biography...Kraft has a knack for beginning chapters with a storyteller's flair, drawing readers in...vivid portrayal...informative... entertaining" BOOKLIST Booklist, ALA
"Richly illustrated . . . this handsome book provides a fascinating glimpse into . . . a major figure in American history."--School Library Journal, starred.
School Library Journal, Starred