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Theodore Roosevelt for Kids: His Life and Times, 21 Activities

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Named a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children for 2010



Theodore Roosevelt’s heart was as big as the great outdoors he loved. A sickly, undersized boy, he grew into a physically fit, energetic man whose courage knew no bounds. Roosevelt hailed from the top of American society, but wealth could not shield him from human tragedy. As leader of a young, vigorous nation, he steer
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 28th 2010 by Chicago Review Press (first published January 1st 2010)
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Karen Ball
Feb 13, 2011 Karen Ball rated it liked it
America's 26th president started out as a sickly, asthmatic child who wasn't well enough to go to school. His father encouraged him to exercise and build his body, and his curiosity about nature led him to learn about animals and habitats. Theodore Roosevelt graduated from Harvard, and became many things in his life: published writer, cowboy rancher, soldier, famous cavalry officer, explorer, governor of New York, Vice President, and President of the United States. He had a large family whom he ...more
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Jun 21, 2013 Kaycee rated it really liked it
Monopoly breaker, Nobel Peace Prize winner, conservationist, progressive policy maker, creator of the Square Deal, and inspiration for the teddy bear. Theodore Roosevelt led a very accomplished presidency, but his life before and after his time in often had just as many accomplishments and adventures. The book gives details about Teddy Roosevelt's life from his asthma attacks in childhood to his death at Sagamore Hill. The book is very detailed and full of quotes from Roosevelt and his peers. ...more
Diana Jenkins
Jul 07, 2013 Diana Jenkins rated it it was amazing
This book is for young readers, but it's a fascinating read for adults as well. Kerrie Logan Hollihan brings Theodore Roosevelt and his times to life with her well-researched and well-written book. While full of information, THEODORE ROOSEVELT FOR KIDS is accessible and fun to read. Interesting details, well-placed quotes by and about Roosevelt, excellent photos and illustrations, and intriguing sidebars enrich this wonderful presidential biography. The activities are genuinely useful and ...more
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