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Being Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Claudia Mills
ISBN : 0374706891
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Riley O'Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to get a saxophone so he can take instrumental music. His mother can't afford to rent him a sax, and he's sure he'll never save up enough money to buy one. But as Riley learns more about Roosevelt's "bully" spirit, he realizes that there just might be a way to solve his problem after all. Claudia Mills' sparkling story about the influence of important historical figures is enhanced by tender, insightful illustrations. Being Teddy Roosevelt is a 2008 Bank Street—Best Children's Book of the Year.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Bully For You Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Jean Fritz
ISBN : 9781101075920
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Today's preeminent biographer for young people brings to life our colorful 26th president. Conservationist, hunter, family man, and politician, Teddy Roosevelt commanded the respect and admiration of many who marveled at his energy, drive and achievements. An ALA Notable Book. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Attempted Murder Of Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Burt Solomon
ISBN : 9780765392695
Genre : Fiction
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The Attempted Murder of Teddy Roosevelt is a historical thriller from award-winning political journalist Burt Solomon, featuring Teddy Roosevelt's near death...accident or assassination attempt? Theodore Roosevelt had been president for less than a year when on a tour in New England his horse-drawn carriage was broadsided by an electric trolley. TR was thrown clear but his Secret Service bodyguard was killed instantly. The trolley’s motorman pleaded guilty to manslaughter and the matter was quietly put to rest. But was it an accident or an assassination attempt...and would there be another “accident” soon? The Attempted Murder of Teddy Roosevelt casts this event in a darker light. John Hay, the Secretary of State, finds himself in pursuit of a would-be assassin, investigating the motives of TR’s many enemies, including political rivals and the industrial trusts. He crosses paths with luminaries of the day, such as best-pal Henry Adams, Emma Goldman, J.P. Morgan, Mark Hanna, and (as an investigatory sidekick) the infamous Nellie Bly, who will help Hay protect the man who wants to transform a nation. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

My Last Chance To Be A Boy

Author : Joseph R. Ornig
ISBN : 0807122718
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Using letters, diaries, and firsthand accounts, Ornig has pieced together the gripping story of Theodore Roosevelt's 1913-1914 expedition into the Brazilian equatorial forest that charted the course of the River of Doubt. The 54-year-old former president regarded the trip as his "last chance to be a boy", enjoying the skirmishes with tribesmen and wild animals and the overall adventure of the outing. 48 photos.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Take A Hike Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Frank Murphy
ISBN : 9780375983221
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about Teddy Roosevelt and his efforts to protect our environment and establish national parks. Teddy battled asthma all his life, and the list of things he shouldn’t do was long. But when people told him “you can’t,” he set about proving them wrong. This book focuses on his inexhaustible enthusiasm and his commitment to preserving America’s natural resources. Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. These books are for children who are ready to read on their own. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Mint Juleps With Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Mark Will-Weber
ISBN : 9781621572435
Genre : Cooking
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Stroll through our country’s memorable moments—from George Washington at Mount Vernon to the days of Prohibition, from impeachment hearings to nuclear weapons negotiations—and discover the role that alcohol played in all of them with Mark Will-Weber’s Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking. As America transformed from fledgling nation to world power, one element remained constant: alcohol. The eighteenth century saw the Father of His Country distilling whiskey in his backyard. The nineteenth century witnessed the lavish expenses on wine by the Sage of Monticello, Honest Abe’s inclination toward temperance, and the slurred speech of the first president to be impeached. Fast forward to the twentieth century and acquaint yourself with Woodrow Wilson’s namesake whisky, FDR’s affinity for rum swizzles, and Ike's bathtub gin. What concoctions can be found in the White House today? Visit the first lady’s beehives to find out! In Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt, you’ll learn: • Which Founding Fathers had distilleries in their backyards • The teetotalers versus the car-totalers • Whose expensive tastes in vintages led to bankruptcy • Which commanders in chief preferred whiskey to whisky • The 4 C’s: Cointreau, claret, Campari, and cocktails • The first ladies who heralded the “hair of the dog” and those who vehemently opposed it • The preferred stemware: snifter or stein? • Which presidents and staff members abstained, imbibed, or overindulged during Prohibition • Recipes through the ages: favorites including the Bermuda Rum Swizzle, Missouri Mule, and Obama’s White House Honey Ale So grab a cocktail and turn the pages of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt for a unique and entertaining look into the liquor cabinets and the beer refrigerators of the White House. Cheers!
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Theodore Roosevelt

Author : Janet Benge
ISBN : 1932096108
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the life and accomplishments of the twenty-sixth president of the United States who embraced every challenge and made his life count.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Teddy Roosevelt At San Juan

Author : Peggy Samuels
ISBN : 0890967717
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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That legend, of Teddy Roosevelt valiantly leading the Rough Riders in their charge up San Juan Hill, had a great deal to do with making Roosevelt president and has endured for nearly a century. The reality as shown in this fast-paced narrative is that the charge Roosevelt led was foolhardy and occurred not on San Juan Hill but on the smaller and less important Kettle Hill.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Becoming Teddy Roosevelt

Author : Andrew Vietze
ISBN : 9780892729142
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This inspirational tale of friendship and determination also sheds new light on the role of the mentor's mentor. Discover why this friendship was so crucial to Roosevelt's development as a man and a president-and why it still matters today.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Theodore Roosevelt

Author : Theodore Roosevelt
ISBN : 9781776533374
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American whose bold personality shines through in every line of this deeply engaging memoir. In addition to detailing his contributions in Washington, D.C., the autobiography lavishes attention on the outdoor exploits and early conservation efforts that were among Roosevelt's passions.
Category: Biography & Autobiography