"colorful biography...carefully chosen details...reproductions of Roosevelt's illustrated letters are particularly captivating...a lively portrait of an American hero." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Publishers Weekly
"an excellent job of portraying...Roosevelt's larger-than-life persona...captured in both the text and...many period photographs...highly recommended" VOYA (VOICE OF YOUTH ADVOCATES) VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)
"Kraft 'talks history' to her readers...strong narrative...paint[s] a picture of both character and temperament...adriotly includes historical background" THE HORN BOOK Horn Book
"handsome biography...Kraft has a knack for beginning chapters with a storyteller's flair, drawing readers in...vivid portrayal...informative... entertaining" BOOKLIST Booklist, ALA
"Richly illustrated . . . this handsome book provides a fascinating glimpse into . . . a major figure in American history."--School Library Journal, starred.
School Library Journal, Starred
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About the Author
Biographer Henry F. Pringle won 1932's Pulitzer Prize for his book, Theodore Roosevelt: A Biography. A professor of journalism at Columbia University, he wrote dozens of articles for magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, as well as several other biographies, including The Life and Times of William Howard Taft and Alfred E. Smith: A Critical Study. Most Famous Works Theodore Roosevelt: A Biography (1931) The Life and Times of William Howard Taft (1939)