We all know him as our 35th president, but who was John F. Kennedy before he took political office? Ilene Cooper effortlessly takes us through the young life of one of our most influential leaders, for a reading experience you’ll not soon forget.
Drawing on family letters, anecdotes, recollections,and biography, Ilene Cooper has written a riveting account of John F. Kennedy’s early years from birth to prep school graduation, all set against the colorful background of the Kennedy family and their wildly successful pursuit of the American dream. Completely reformatted, this paperback edition is the perfect companion to adult biographies on JFK, and just right for young historians looking to discover the boy behind the man.
For over 20 years, Ilene Cooper has been writing both fiction and nonfiction books for children, including The Golden Rule, Jack: The Early Years of J.F.K., and her chapter books (Absolutely Lucy) and early readers (Little Lucy) about a beagle named Lucy. She… More about Ilene Cooper
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Published by Puffin Books Oct 03, 2013| 176 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9781101635209