Theodore Roosevelt: The 26th President (First Look at America's Presidents) (Library Binding)
During his two terms as president, Theodore Roosevelt did an extraordinary amount to help Americans. He helped build the Panama Canal, created laws to protect our nation's forests and wildlife, and made foods and medicines safer for people. What was Roosevelt's biggest achievement? Young readers can choose for themselves as they find out about his overcoming of a childhood illness, his victories in the Spanish-American War, and his accomplishments as president. They will also make connections to their own lives as they learn about the many ways Roosevelt is remembered and honored today. Each 24-page book in this series features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and rich photos and illustrations are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.