Teddy Kennedy

Lion of the Senate

Teddy Kennedy

Illustrated by: Patrick Faricy
For Ages: 8 - 12
This informative and engaging addition to the Childhood of Famous Americans series provides a fascinating look at the boyhood and background of Teddy Kennedy, who, in addition to being the youngest brother of former President John F. Kennedy and the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, grew up to be a revered and beloved senior Democratic senator from Massachusetts.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416990413 | 
  • August 2010 | 
  • Grades 3 - 7 | 
  • Lexile 1170L

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