John McCain: An American Hero

This insightful biography of John McCain helps young readers understand how a true American maverick has influenced the Senate--and our country's politics--always on his own terms.
Known for his willingness to stand up to his own party, Senator John McCain has sometimes been called a "maverick." This fascinating biography covers McCain's life, from growing up as the son of a four-star admiral to his own time at the Naval Academy, his service as a pilot, and his experience as a prisoner of war. It explores McCain's 30 years as a senator, as well as his two bids for the presidency. Filled with photographs, and written in an engaging voice, John McCain will appeal to a generation of kids ages 8 and up eager to understand more about one of our nation's most iconic political forces.
"Young readers will be moved by this biography of Arizona senator John McCain." --Booklist
Target age group 8-12
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    • Weight
      1.2 lbs
    • ISBN-13
      9781454931355
    • ISBN-10
      1454931353
    • Item #
      56542
  • Category
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Age Group
    9 to 12 yrs
  • Grade Level
    3-5
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Theme 1
    Biography & Autobiography
  • Theme 2
    History
  • Detailed (BISAC) Subject/Theme
    United States - 21st Century
  • Awards
  • Author
    Perritano, John
  • Lexile Level
    1000
  • Dewey
    b
  • Publisher
    Sterling Publishing Co.
  • Publication Date
    5/22/2018
  • Pages
    192
  • Dimensions
    0.9 H × 9.2 L × 7.3 W
  • Case Qty
    26

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