Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Day the President was Shot by Bill O'Reilly-ADVISABLE

O’Reilly, Bill, The Day the President was Shot. Pgs. 240. Henry Holt and Company, 2016. INFORMATION.

In March 1981, 2 months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan was shot at a speaking engagement. In this book, O’Reilly discusses how Reagan survived, the aftermath, as well as how Reagan was forever changed by the ordeal. O’Reilly’s book has a great layout that is easy to follow and understand. Using photos, primary sources, and historical information, O’Reily paints a detailed, complex, well-written point of view for young readers. This is a great addition to any non-fiction collection. Included are a timeline, source notes, further reading information, bibliography, and index for use with common core standards.


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