This book introduces young readers to the life of Nancy Reagan, beginning with her childhood on the East Coast and later in Chicago, Illinois. Readers will become familiar with her dreams as they learn about her time at Smith College, her experiences acting both on Broadway and in Hollywood, and her marriage to Ronald Reagan. Details of Mrs. Reagan's years as First Lady, when she volunteered with the Foster Grandparent Program and began the Just Say No campaign for drug awareness, are also discussed. The book also covers her later years, when she dedicated her life to promoting awareness of Alzheimer's disease. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.