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This book introduces young readers to the life of Laura Bush, beginning with her childhood in Midland, Texas. Readers will become familiar with her loving personality as they learn about her early career as a teacher and librarian, her marriage to George W. Bush, and her life with twin daughters Jenna and Barbara. Details of Mrs. Bush's time as First Lady while she supported literacy programs, comforted children after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and participated in the 2004 election, are also discussed. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007120, JNF007070, JNF043000|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||117975|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
First Ladies Set 1 – School Library Journal
These brief biographies begin with each woman’s childhood, college life, and meeting her husband. . . . They delve into their professional and personal lives. . . . The author then describes the role each woman played in her husband’s political life, including campaigning and promoting her own issues, such as literacy and health care. Each text attempts to be balanced and includes difficult periods in these women’s lives. . . .