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Theodore Roosevelt

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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.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Beginning Readers, High-Interest, Nonfiction
Copyright 2020
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series A First Look at America's Presidents
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 8 x 8
ISBN 9781642808278
Title Format Paperback
Dewey 973.91'1092
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
Guided Reading Level N
Lexile Reading Level 620
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 3.5
AR Quiz Number 171993
Author Josh Gregory

SLC Review - A First Look at America's Presidents

This series tells about many of our presidents in simply written text that young students can understand. Each title focuses on the life and contributions of the president; where he was born, what led him into the presidency, and his accomplishments. Each book features a timeline and a Facts and Quotes page. Each page has illustrations to help build a connection to that time period. This series focuses on several important leaders in a way that is interesting and appealing to young readers.

The Horn Book Guide Review for A First Look at America's Presidents

K-3. First Look at America’s Presidents series. Each highly abbreviated biography of a US president uses a variety of visual and textual elements arranged informally on pages designed to look like cork bulletin boards. The brief, uninspired narratives are supported by photographs on period illustrations with captions and short sidebars in campaign-button graphics. Two famous quotes are appended. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind.

Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Table of contents
Timeline of key events
Full-color illustrations