Bibliographic Information: Kerley, Barbara. What to Do about Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy! New York: Scholastic, 2008
Brief Annotation: This book is an entertaining biography of President Teddy Roosevelt’s daughter, Alice.
Grade Level: 2-5
Readers who will like this: Students who are interested in history, non-fiction, biographies, and strong female characters.
Rating/Response: 5 – This book is charming and entertaining with stunning illustrations. A non-fiction book that is just as entertaining as fiction.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: What do you already know about Teddy Roosevelt or his daughter Alice?
Reading Strategy: Social Studies
Rationale for Strategy: This book would be wonderful for an American history unit while students are learning about the presidents.
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