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Laura Bush

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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
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-09-01
Dewey 973.931092
Graphics Full-color photographs
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
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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. . . .

Author: Joanne Mattern