Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy

Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy

Format
Paperback
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780147510310
  • 176  Pages
  • Puffin
  • 9 – 12

Overview

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.
Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy

Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy

Ilene Cooper

Praise

“The text is full of anecdotes and quotes from family members and intimates, so the book has a personal tone. . .  A unique, highly readable choice for biography collections.”–School Library Journal

“The quality of the research in Jack shows both in the way background history is seamlessly interwoven with biography and in the extensive source notes . . . “–Booklist

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