Betty Ford

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This book introduces young readers to the life of Betty Ford, beginning with her childhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Readers will become familiar with her spiritedness as they learn about her time spent studying dance with the famous Martha Graham in New York City and her marriage to Gerald Ford. Details of Mrs. Ford's time as First Lady, including her vocal support of women's health, equal rights, and women's rights, are also discussed. Additionally, the book highlights the opening of the Betty Ford Center. 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
ISBN 9781599287942, 9781617848186
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 973.925092
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 117968
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