What To Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

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.

Posted by: Olivia Cyr

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