Remember Me

Jack's Path of Courage : The Life of John F. Kennedy
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
48 p. ; 
Retail $17.99

In Cart: 0
Available: 7
ISBN 9781423122722
Make Way For Books
Follows the formative years of the highly regarded President, including his competitive childhood, remarkable acts of bravery while in the military, and the significant events of his presidency. Will help readers see courage as the overriding theme of JFK's life.
Publisher Summary
An introduction to the life and career of the United States president.

John F. Kennedy was a popular, charismatic president, beloved by many. But he didn't always believe he had the strength or courage for that office. As a child he was sickly and also overshadowed by his strong, capable, athletic older brother Joe. After Joe Jr.'s death John had to work hard to live up to his own expectations and to those of his father. He overcame pain and self-doubt to see the country through one of the most difficult crises in its history.

Doreen Rappaport once again combines real-life quotes with her own lyrical prose to create a moving portrait of a beloved figure. Matt Tavares' stunning artwork vividly depicts this unique time in history.
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Mr. President Goes to School Courage Martin's Big Words : The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Theodore Paul Revere and the Bell Ringers Emma's Poem : The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Frederick's Journey : The Life of Frederick Douglass Helen's Big World : The Life of Helen Keller Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! Bill Pickett : Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy Helen Keller and the Big Storm Abe Lincoln Remembers Girl Named Helen Keller Relatives Came Lives : Poems About Famous Americans Thomas Edison to the Rescue Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers : How A First Lady Changed America Coretta Scott Baseball Saved Us John F. Kennedy