Up Close

Robert F. Kennedy Up Close

By Aronson, Marc & Cooper, Ilene & Levine, Ellen & Neimark, Anne E.

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ISBN
978-0-67006-066-5 978-0-67006-162-4 978-0-67006-220-1 978-0-67006-215-7
Publisher
Viking Viking Viking Viking


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2007

Gr 8-Up The life and complicated times of Robert F. Kennedy are explored in this well-documented biography. Bobby was the third son in a large family and was often overlooked by his powerful father in favor of his brothers, Joe and Jack. He was also in the background in his professional life, helping out with Jacks campaigns and struggling to find his own path. Bobby worked on Senate committees investigating corruption and organized crime,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2007

Gr 8-Up The life and complicated times of Robert F. Kennedy are explored in this well-documented biography. Bobby was the third son in a large family and was often overlooked by his powerful father in favor of his brothers, Joe and Jack. He was also in the background in his professional life, helping out with Jacks campaigns and struggling to find his own path. Bobby worked on Senate committees investigating corruption and organized crime,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2007

Gr 8-Up The life and complicated times of Robert F. Kennedy are explored in this well-documented biography. Bobby was the third son in a large family and was often overlooked by his powerful father in favor of his brothers, Joe and Jack. He was also in the background in his professional life, helping out with Jacks campaigns and struggling to find his own path. Bobby worked on Senate committees investigating corruption and organized crime,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2007

Not your average biographies, these first four entries in the Up Close series are meaty fare, sure to satisfy middle-school readers (even reluctant ones) looking for something more than a hero portrait. Most riveting is the Cash volume. Following along with Neimark's account is a lot like rubbernecking: readers witness "the quintessential outsider with the staggering voice, the occasional chip on his shoulder, and enough songs to wear out a guitar" sk...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2007

Not your average biographies, these are meaty fare, sure to satisfy readers (even reluctant ones) looking for something more than a hero portrait. Most riveting is <i>Cash</i>; leas...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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