"Treasures of a President: FDR and the Sea"

Your middle-schooler has heard all about the New Deal; now clue him in to some of the 32nd President's other accomplishments. Kids learn about Roosevelt's strong family ties to the sea (among his ancestors were ship captains) and discover how his career progressed from assistant secretary of the Navy to commander-in-chief. Ship models that graced the Oval Office during FDR's term are on display alongside some of his favorite prints, books and personal papers.