Publication information

Source: Dial
Source type: magazine
Document type: book review
Document title: “Books for the Young” [part 2]
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 16 December 1901
Volume number: 31
Issue number: 372
Pagination: 520-23 (excerpt below includes only page 520)

“Books for the Young” [part 2]. Dial 16 Dec. 1901 v31n372: pp. 520-23.
book reviews (American Boys’ Life of William McKinley); William McKinley (books about).
Named persons
William McKinley; Edward Stratemeyer.
Part 1 of the full review article appears in the preceding issue of the magazine.

Books for the Young

History made easy is the “American Boy’s Life of William McKinley” (Lee & Shepard), from the ready pen of Mr. Edward Stratemeyer. There is not much excitement in the life story of the murdered President, at least not after the Civil War closed, but there is much to instruct, and this the author has made use of, adapting the politics of the book to the intelligence of his readers, and making the most of the anecdotes which have gathered about President McKinley’s memory.