Teddy Roosevelt: American Rough Rider (Young Voyageur)
Author John Garraty provides a close look at the childhood of Teddy Roosevelt as he
transforms from a sickly child to an athlete to one of America's most famous
Theodore Roosevelt was much more than "just" the 26th President of the
United States. He wore the titles of explorer, soldier, statesman and others
you'll see in Teddy Roosevelt.
You may think of Teddy Roosevelt as a famous president and renowned explorer. But
did you know that the man who grew up to become a strong hunter actually started
life with a sickly childhood? This is just one of the interesting facts you will find in
Teddy Roosevelt: American Rough Rider.
In this fascinating text you will join Teddy on his journey of transformation. Turn
back the clock and follow along as he manages to shake off childhood illness and
become an accomplished athlete. Learn about his career as an avid explorer, and
see how it affected his life as an American soldier. All the way up through his career
as an acclaimed statesman that would go on to be the President of the United
Teddy's larger-than-life personality is on full display in Teddy Roosevelt: American
Rough Rider, and is accompanied with quotes and period photos throughout.