Take a Hike, Teddy Roosevelt! by Frank Murphy, Leveled Books L-M
An interesting biography of Teddy Roosevelt which describes his childhood, and how growing up with asthma contributed to his love of nature. He was the first president to really care about protecting the nation's natural resources and wildlife areas. As president he created 5 national parks, 150 national forests and 51 bird sanctuaries. He said, "We must handle the water, the wood, the grasses, so that we will hand them on to our children and children's children in better and not worse shape than we got them."
Author: Frank Murphy
Binding Type: Paperback
Leveled Group: L-M
Age Level: 6-9