Franklin Delano Roosevelt For Kids

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613740433
Size: 35.92 MB
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's enduring legacy upon the history, culture, politics, and economics of the United States is introduced to children in this engaging activity book. Kids will learn how FDR, a member of one of the founding families of the New World, led the nation through the darkest days of the Great Depression and World War II as 32nd U.S. President. This book examines the Roosevelt family--including famous cousin Teddy Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt--as well as FDR's early political career and subsequent 12 years in office during some of the most fascinating and turbulent times in American history. Interspersed throughout are first-hand accounts from the people who knew FDR and remember him well. Children will also learn how his personal struggles with polio and his physical disability strengthened FDR's compassion and resolve. In addition, kids will explore Roosevelt's entire era through such hands-on activities as staging a fireside chat, designing a WPA-style mural, sending a double encoded message, hosting a swing dance party, and participating in a political debate.

Time For Kids Franklin D Roosevelt

Author: Jeremy Caplan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060576162
Size: 31.93 MB
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Explains how President Roosevelt led the country out of the Great Depression and through World War II despite his physical limitations and describes the innovative programs he created that still exist today.

A Boy Named Fdr

Author: Kathleen Krull
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 1101932511
Size: 34.23 MB
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Traces the journey of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, describes his background as a wealthy student to becoming one of history's leading advocates for the poor, and discusses his battle with polio, his rise to the presidency, and his New Deal achievements.

How To Draw The Life And Times Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Author: Melody S. Mis
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404230088
Size: 21.50 MB
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Provides an informative introduction to the life, times, and key achievements of Franklin Delano Roosevelt while including step-by-step directions that allow readers to draw what they are learning.

New York City History For Kids

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1883052963
Size: 50.66 MB
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In this lively 400-year history, kids will read about Peter Stuyvesant and the enterprising Dutch colonists, follow the spirited patriots as they rebel against the British during the American Revolution, learn about the crimes of the infamous Tweed Ring, journey through the notorious Five Points slum with its tenements and street vendors, and soar to new heights with the Empire State Building and New York City's other amazing skyscrapers. Along the way, they'll stop at Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and many other prominent New York landmarks. With informative and fun activities, such as painting a Dutch fireplace tile or playing a game of stickball, this valuable resource includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and web resources for further study, helping young learners gain a better understanding of the Big Apple's culture, politics, and geography.

Theodore Roosevelt For Kids

Author: Kerrie Logan Hollihan
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613743033
Size: 76.58 MB
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Hands-on activities and insightful historical information reveal the fascinating life of Theodore Roosevelt, America's 26th president, who was also well known as a writer, a ranchman, a politician, a solider, an explorer, and a family man. Combining a rich biography, including information about his childhood, with relevant and engaging projects, this book offers a glimpse at Roosevelt's work and times--how a sickly, undersized boy grew into a physically fit, energetic, and courageous man; how his wealth did not shield him from human tragedy; how as a leader of a young, vigorous nation, he steered a middle course between big business and working-class needs; and how his love of nature led him to protect millions of acres for posterity. Readers will create a Native American toy, explore the effects of erosion, go on a modern big-game hunt with a camera, and make felted teddy bears. The text includes a time line, online resources, and a reading list for further study--making this the ultimate reference on a great American president.

Franklin D Roosevelt Library And Museum

Author: Amy Margaret
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823962686
Size: 20.81 MB
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A member of New Yorks upper class, Franklin Delano Roosevelt lived a privileged life. But when the United States was plunged into the Great Depression, he proved himself a man of the people. Kids will learn about his early life, his innovative social programs, and his leadership during WW II, through the exhibits at the library and museum in Hyde Park, New York.

Baseball History For Kids

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613747829
Size: 66.34 MB
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A fascinating journey through the history of America's favorite pastime With this interactive book, kids will discover how the game of baseball has changed over the years by reading about topics such as the dead ball era, World War II, segregation and integration, free agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, young readers will enjoy quotes, stories, and amusing anecdotes from more than 175 former major leaguers and get an intimate look at the game's greatest legends—including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, and Willie Mays. With the 21 included activities, children will learn how to calculate a player's batting average and ERA, throw a palmball, design a logo for their favorite team, cook a bowl of Cracker Jack, and more. A time line of the sport's history and lists of books, websites, and places to visit are also included.

Presidents Of The United States A Time For Kids Book

Author: Time for Kids Editors
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 168330313X
Size: 46.71 MB
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TIME For Kids presents a complete overview of our nation's chief executives from George Washington to the newly elected 45th president! Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes, important historical dates, and a timeline of events. Special sections cover the election process, the branches of government, and the role of presidents in the expansion of our nation from before the 13 colonies through westward expansion. With more than 200 photographs, illustrations, portrait reproductions, and maps.

Kid Carolina

Author: Heidi Schnakenberg
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1599952696
Size: 50.94 MB
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The Reynolds tobacco family was an American dynasty like the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Astors. R.J. "Dick" Reynolds Jr. was born into privilege and decadence, but his disastrous personal life eventually destroyed almost every relationship he cherished and stole his health at a relatively young age. Dick Reynolds was dubbed "Kid Carolina" when as a teenager, he ran away from home and stowed away as part of the crew on a freighter. For the rest of his life he'd turn to the sea, instead of his friends and family, for comfort. Dick disappeared for months at a time, leading the dual life of a business mogul and troubled soul, both of which became legendary. Despite his personal demons, Dick played a pivotal role in shaping twentieth-century America through his business savvy and politics. He developed Delta and Eastern Airlines, single handedly secured FDR's third term election, and served as mayor of Winston-Salem, where his tobacco fortune was built. Yet below the gilded surface lay a turbulent life of alcoholism, infidelity, and loneliness. His chaotic existence culminated in a surprise fourth marriage and was shortly followed by a strange death, the end of a life every bit as awe-inspiring as it was disturbing.