Theodore Roosevelt: Letters from a Young Coal Miner

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Winslow Press, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 118 pages
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The Dear Mr. President series brings history alive through fictitious correspondence between a president and a young person. These thought-provoking letters provide valuable insights into important moments in American history through their portrayal of issues from other times. Although the letters are imagined, they are all based upon meticulous historical research. To capture each president's personality and the voice of the youth of each time period, the authors draw on definitive books, firsthand interviews, and other reliable sources.

Elegantly designed in two colors, the books include photographs, illustrations, maps, primary source material, reproductions of actual letters, a presidential biography, U.S. postal history, timelines, and an index.

The interactive Web footnotes throughout the books are a unique feature of the Dear Mr. President series. These footnotes point readers to the series Web page at winslowpress.com for further information on a particular topic. This invaluable Web page encourages individual exploration, expertly guiding visitors through the vast resources of the Internet. There they will find primary source materials, links, historical sites, interactive games, and activities.

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Theodore Roosevelt
Robert Green
Limited preview - 2003

About the author (2000)

Jennifer Armstrong, a noted author of historical fiction, including "Black-Eyed Susan" & "The Dreams of Mairhe Mehan", lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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