To Dare Mighty Things

To Dare Mighty Things

The Life of Theodore Roosevelt

Book - 2013
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This picture book biography of Theodore Roosevelt traces his ambitions as a sickly youth, his considerable achievements, and his legacy as president of the United States.
This book uses personal quotes and vivid prose to spin together the tale of a sickly boy who became a monumental man.
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423124887
Call Number: jB ROOS
Characteristics: [42] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Payne, C. F. - Illustrator

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CRRL_CraigG Jun 25, 2015

Rappaport keeps the text sparse and poetic, allowing C.F. Payne's beautiful illustrations to take precedence. Payne draws Roosevelt with a delicate blend of accuracy and caricature, which nails Teddy's larger-than-life persona.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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From a small, sickly boy with debilitating asthma to a visionary president who approached all things with energy, enthusiasm and an eye towards benefiting all.

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Jun 22, 2015

"he's like my seventh child"

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