You're On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt

You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780399238888
  • 48 Pages
  • Philomel Books
  • 7-10 years


Before Teddy Roosevelt became famous as a statesman, naturalist, colonel in the Spanish-American War, and twenty-sixth president of the United States, he was a young boy called Teedie who had wonderful adventures with his brother and sister and even started a museum in his attic. But he also struggled with terrible asthma. Overcoming his illness was the major battle of his young life . . . and his determination to make himself strong and healthy set the course for his amazing accomplishments to come.
First in a planned series of picture storybooks about “turning points” in the lives of the young Presidents, this book is written by the in-comparable author of So You Want to Be President? and whimsically illustrated by Matthew Faulkner.
You're On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt

You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt

Judith St. George, Matt Faulkner


Parents’ Choice Recommended – winner


Praise for You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt:

“The book provides a salient introduction to the boy who would become a colorful president. A final note sketches Roosevelt’s adult years. A solid choice for independent readers or for sharing aloud with children.”
School Library Journal

“Faulkner captures Teedy’s boundless energy and determination in detail-rich scenes… This makes a rousing tale of obstacles overcome.”
Kirkus Reviews
PRH Book Clubs Survey