Edward Moore Kennedy, known as Teddy, was the brother of John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, the youngest of eight children. He served as a senator for Massachusetts for 46 years, but before that he was just an average kid living in his brothers' shadows. See how Teddy became who he was, a charismatic leader who hoped to better the lives of everyday people.
This informative and engaging addition to the Childhood of Famous Americans series provides a fascinating look at the boyhood and background of Teddy Kennedy, who, in addition to being the youngest brother of former President John F. Kennedy and the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, grew up to be a revered and beloved senior Democratic senator from Massachusetts.
George Stanley was a Professor of African and Middle-Eastern Languages and Linguistics at Cameron University. In between prepping class lectures and grading papers, he found the time to write for children. He was also the author of Night Fires and the Third-Grade Detectives series.