This book introduces young readers to the life of Mamie Eisenhower, beginning with her childhood in Denver, Colorado. Readers will become familiar with her outgoing personality as they learn about her education, her introduction to Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower in San Antonio, Texas, and their subsequent marriage. They will also read of her life as a mother and her years as a military wife during World War I and World War II. Details of Mrs. Eisenhower's time as First Lady, including her reputation as a hostess and her support of civil rights, are also discussed. Full-color photos accompany the easy-to-read text. Extras include a sidebar, a timeline, fun facts, an index, and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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