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John F. Kennedy : his life and legacy

Author: Shelley Sommer
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the thirty-fifth president of the United States, including his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis, his support of civil rights, and the establishment of the Peace Corps.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Sommer
ISBN: 0060541350 9780060541354 0060541369 9780060541361
OCLC Number: 54817204
Description: vii, 152 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 A New Generation of Leadership 1 --
Chapter 2 A Boston Childhood 7 --
Chapter 3 A Mischievous Bookworm 13 --
Chapter 4 A Mind of His Own 19 --
Chapter 5 From Harvard Yard to the Solomon Islands 25 --
Chapter 6 A War Hero Goes to Congress 35 --
Chapter 7 A Junior Senator-and an Author 43 --
Chapter 8 The Time Is Now: The Campaign for the White House 49 --
Chapter 9 The Campaign for the Presidency: Television Changes Everything 57 --
Chapter 10 Life in the White House 63 --
Chapter 11 A Classroom in the White House 71 --
Chapter 12 Threats from Abroad 77 --
Chapter 13 Exploring New Frontiers 85 --
Chapter 14 No Turning Back: Civil Rights Takes Center Stage 91 --
Chapter 15 The President and the Arts 101 --
Chapter 16 Unimaginable Events 107 --
Chapter 17 President Kennedy's Legacy 115 --
John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address 123 --
In the Words of John F. Kennedy 128 --
Sites Named in Honor of John F. Kennedy 146.
Responsibility: by Shelley Sommer ; introduction by Caroline Kennedy.
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Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the thirty-fifth president of the United States, including his handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis, his support of civil rights, and the establishment of the Peace Corps.

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