What to Do about Alice?

How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!

By Kerley, Barbara

Publishers Summary:
A brief biography in pictures and simple text of Alice Roosevelt, the daughter of Theodore Roosevelt and his first wife.

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ISBN
978-0-43992-231-9
Publisher
Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2008

Gr 2-4 Kerley brings another historical figure to life. Alice Lee Roosevelt was President Theodore Roosevelt's only child by his first wife, who died two days after her birth. From the start, Alice's behavior was unconventional, and that pattern was to continue throughout her colorful life. Kerley's text gallops along with a vitality to match her subject's antics, as the girl greets White House visitors accompanied by her pet snake, refuses to let leg braces cramp her style, dives fully clothed into a ship's swi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2008

This sassy biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth validates President Theodore Roosevelt's famous quip about his oldest child: "I can be president of the United States, or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both." Spunky and headstrong, Alice "was hungry to go places, meet people, do things. Father called it 'running riot.' Alice called it 'eating up the world.'" Readers can call her actions what ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2008

Spunky and headstrong, Alice Roosevelt Longworth "was hungry to go places...do things." Readers follow her sneaking out at night; r...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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