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Author Marrin, Albert.
Title The great adventure : Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of modern America / Albert Marrin.
Pub Info New York, N.Y. : Dutton Children's Books, c2007.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's-NEW  J 921 Roo     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 248 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.0 15 15 119445
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-242) and index.
Contents A boy of old Manhattan -- The life of effort -- A thundering express train -- Following the drum : from battlefield to White House -- At home in the White House -- I believe in power -- Conservation is a great moral issue -- The young giant of the West -- The most difficult task -- The Rough Rider's last fight.
Summary Theodore Roosevelt is one of America's liveliest and most influential figures. He was a scholar, cowboy, war hero, explorer, and a brilliant politician. As president, Roosevelt's far-reaching policies abroad and at home forever changed both our nation's place in the world and the life of every modern American.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Juvenile literature.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0525476598 (hardcover) : $30.00
9780525476597 (hardcover) : $30.00
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