||After the assassination of President Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson became president. He was an influential leader who fought for civil rights and led the country through one of history's most divisive wars. In this fascinating introduction, young readers will learn about Johnson's early life, and his achievements as president, as well as the many ways he is remembered today. Each 24-page book in this series features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and rich photos and illustrations are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.