Who was Ronald Reagan?

Joyce Milton

Book - 2005

Who was Ronald Reagan? A young lifeguard who saved over fifty people's lives? An actor who starred in fifty-three motion pictures and over sixty television shows? One of the most beloved presidents of the twentieth century? All of the above! Find out more about the real Ronald Reagan in this illustrated biography.

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New York : Grosset & Dunlap ©2005.
Physical Description
106 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-106).
Main Author
Joyce Milton (author)
Other Authors
Elizabeth Wolf, 1954- (illustrator)
  • Who was Ronald Reagan?
  • A boy called "Dutch"
  • College days
  • Hollywood
  • The new world of politics
  • A narrow escape
  • Steps toward peace
  • The farewell letter.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Offering a look at his childhood years, his acting days in Hollywood, and his various political roles, including being twice elected as president, an illustrated biography provides an in-depth look at the life, times, and many accomplishments of this celebrated American figure. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Profiles the fortieth president of the United States, Ronald Reagan, discussing his childhood, time in Hollywood, and presidency.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

From his childhood in rural Illinois to moviemaking days in Hollywood and on to a career in politics that took him all the way to the Oval Office, Ronald Reagan kept an abiding faith in America and in what our country stood for. The oldest president ever, he survived a near-fatal assassination attempt and lived to be 93. Who Was Ronald Reagan? covers his life and times in a balanced, entertaining way for children. More than 100 black-and-white illustrations fill out the portrait of our fortieth president.