This biography examines the remarkable life of Ronald Reagan using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs and informative sidebars, readers will learn about Reagan's family background, childhood, education, work experience as a radio personality and an actor, and leadership as the governor of California and the fortieth US president. Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.Company.