JFK by Jonah Winter Illustrated by AG Ford
The New York Times bestselling team that brought readers Barack in 2008 presents this picture book biography of John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America. JFK tells how a little boy grew up to be president in a story about hope and courage and the power of words. It details JFK's childhood as well as his presidency and includes the Cuban missile crisis, the civil rights movement, the Camelot years, and a firsthand account of his assassination.
JFK's is a story that has been told by many voices. Acclaimed picture book biographer Jonah Winter offers his own voice and memories about JFK and his significance in this heartfelt personal profile, illustrated in vibrant detail by award-winning artist AG Ford.
--School Library Journal
An appealing introduction to the Kennedy legend.
--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
At every turn, Winter successfully turns his own admiration for JFK into a new profile of courage.
---The Back Cover Review
This is a story about how a little boy grew up to be president. It's a story of hope and courage. It's a story about the power of words. And it is a story that has been told many times, in many voices.
Acclaimed picture-book biographer Jonah Winter offers his own voice and memories about JFK and his significance in this heartfelt personal profile, illustrated in vibrant detail by AG Ford.