A great picture book biography on the life of Theodore Roosevelt. The author effortlessly weaves actual quotes by Theodore Roosevelt throughout the story to build on the context of his life.
Mentor Text: Biography Study: Read aloud To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt about the life of Theodore Roosevelt as part of a study on Theodore Roosevelt. Pair this with The Camping Trip that Changed America and What To Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy! to round out the study of Theodore Roosevelt’s life. Both books are biographical in nature about a specific period in Teddy Roosevelt’s life. Or, use To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt as a mentor text in a craft study on biography.
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