Betty Ford (Checkerboard Biography Library. First Ladies)Online Periodical or Article
This book introduces young readers to the life of Betty Ford, beginning with her childhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Readers will become familiar with her spiritedness as they learn about her time spent studying dance with the famous Martha Graham in New York City and her marriage to Gerald Ford. Details of Mrs. Ford's time as First Lady, including her vocal support of women's health, equal rights, and women's rights, are also discussed. Additionally, the book highlights the opening of the Betty Ford Center. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.