FDR and the American Crisis

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Product Details
Price
$24.99  $23.24
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
8.6 X 9.5 X 1.2 inches | 3.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385753593

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About the Author
Albert Marrin is the author of numerous nonfiction books for young readers, including Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy, which was a National Book Award finalist, as well as Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives, A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown's War Against Slavery, and Thomas Paine: Crusader for Liberty.

His many honors include the Washington Children's Book Guild and Washington Post Nonfiction Award for an "outstanding lifetime contribution that has enriched the field of children's literature," the James Madison Book Award for lifetime achievement, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Medal, awarded by President George W. Bush.
Reviews
"This well-researched and highly detailed examination of FDR and his presidency provides insight for readers generations removed from the events."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Marrin blends biography and history in this masterly overview of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's leadership..."
--School Library Journal, starred review

"...frequent, illuminating photos; unimpeachable sourcing; and a breathtaking historical synthesis..."
--Booklist, starred review