John F. Kennedy
The Making of A LeaderBook - 2005
Profiles the life and times of the thirty-fifth U.S. president, including his childhood, military heroism, and assassination.
Young John F. Kennedywas a mischief maker, but he also had a serious side. He cared about people's problems and, with his words, could easily persuade others to go along with his ideas. As he grew up, Kennedy's family decided that he was meant for great things -- the presidency of the United States.
TIME For Kids® Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Kennedy's desire to help Americans -- and others around the world -- is as important now as it was forty years ago.
Readers can discover how John Kennedy's actions to help others, with civil rights laws and the Peace Corps, are as important today as they were forty years ago. Simultaneous.