This biography introduces readers to Theodore Roosevelt including his early political career and key events from Roosevelt's administration including building of the Panama Canal, creating the Department of Commerce and Labor, and winning the Nobel Prize. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.