Before Teddy Roosevelt earned his reputation as a hunter, explorer, and Rough Rider, he actually endured a sickly childhood. This handsomely illustrated biography follows his transformation from an asthmatic child into a disciplined athlete and one of the world's best-known public servants and politicians. Quotes from Roosevelt are interspersed throughout the text, giving readers direct contact with the man's colorful personality. 164 pages, softcover. Ages 12 & up.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Sterling Publishing Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 X 0.50 (inches) ISBN: 1402741448
ISBN-13: 9781402741449 Availability: In Stock Ages: 12-15 Series:Sterling Point
Before Teddy Roosevelt earned his reputation as a strong, masculine hunter, explorer, and Rough Rider, he actually endured a sickly childhood. That’s just one aspect of his life covered in this handsomely illustrated biography, which follows his transformation into a disciplined athlete and one of the world’s best-known public servants and politicians. Renowned author John Garraty uses quotes from Roosevelt throughout, giving readers direct contact with the man’s colorful personality. In addition, Garraty masterfully eliminates confusing details, while emphasizing the significance of Roosevelt’s actions as he deals with opposing faction. He emerges as the first modern President and a great statesman.