Synopses & Reviews
A biography of the 26th Presidentand#8217;s childhood years!
Before Teddy Roosevelt became famous as a statesman, naturalist, colonel in the Spanish-American War, and twenty-sixth president of the United States, he was a young boy called and#147;Teedieand#8221; who struggled with terrible asthma. Overcoming his illness was a major battle in Teedieand#8217;s young life and his determination to make himself strong and healthy set the course for his amazing accomplishments to come.
"The book provides a salient introduction to the boy who would become a colorful president. A final note sketches Roosevelt's adult years. A solid choice for independent readers or for sharing aloud with children."
and#151;School Library Journal
Includes bibliography and author's note
Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Theodore Roosevelt.
About the Author
Judith St. George has published dozens of successful nonfiction books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winningand#160;So You Want to Be President?
and#160;and the historical Turning Point series, includingand#160;Youand#8217;re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt
;and#160;Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln
; andand#160;Take the Lead, George Washington
. You can visit her online at www.judithstgeorge.com.