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CRRL Kids: Presidents Day

The Buck Stops Here
The Buck Stops Here The Presidents of the United States By Provensen, Alice (Book - 2010 ) 973 Pr All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Detailed pictures present both personal and political facts about the presidents of the United States and some historical events occurring during their terms.

Don't Know Much About the American Presidents
Don't Know Much About the American Presidents By Davis, Kenneth C. (Audiobook CD - 2012 ) 9.73 Da Available in some locations

Annotation:Which president was also a movie star? Readers can learn about the presidents' political achievements, their nicknames, hobbies--even what kind of foods they ate.

Facts About the Presidents
Facts About the Presidents A Compilation of Biographical and Historical Information By Kane, Joseph Nathan (Book - 2009 ) 920 Ka Available in some locations

Annotation:Statistics and facts about the presidents. Perfect for answering or making up trivia questions.

First Ladies
First Ladies By Pastan, Amy (Book - 2009 ) 920 Pa Available in some locations

Annotation:Profiles and photographs reveal the impact that the presidents' wives had on the suffrage movement, prohibition, civil rights, equality, and war and peace.

I Grew up to Be President
I Grew up to Be President By Calkhoven, Laurie (Book - 2011 ) 920 Ca Available in some locations

Annotation:From George Washington to Barack Obama, this child's is a child's perfect introduction to all of the U.S. Presidents. On every spread, readers will learn about the Presidents' childhoods, families, careers, accomplishments in office, and life after the White House. Famous quotes, major events, and fun facts are all included.

Let's Celebrate Presidents' Day
Let's Celebrate Presidents' Day By Roop, Peter (Book - 2001 ) 394.261 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:With a question-and-answer format, this book shares with young readers a history of the holiday and how it is celebrated today. Also includes facts about the White House, the First Ladies, kids in the White House and more.

Lives of the Presidents
Lives of the Presidents Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) By Krull, Kathleen (Book - 2011 ) 920 Kr Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents the lives of the presidents, focusing on their roles as parents, husbands, pet owners, and neighbors, while also including humorous anecdotes about hairstyles, attitudes, diets, fears, and sleep patterns. Now fully updated, this entertaining glance at presidential history includes new chapters and artwork for Barack Obama and George W. Bush, along with a fabulous new jacket and refreshed design.

Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama By Bausum, Ann (Book - 2009 ) 920 Ba Available in some locations

Annotation:Follows the nation's chief executives through wars, depressions, civil rights movements, and the race to space, giving a sense of each man, his life, and his time.

Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts
Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts By Sobel, Syl (Book - 2000 ) 324.9 So Available in some locations

Annotation:This fun-to-read book for young readers presents the legal requirements for electing a president, as spelled out in the U.S. Constitution. Kids also learn about a variety of other political aspects of the government, and how to get involved.

Presidents By Barber, James (Book - 2009 ) 920 Ba Available in some locations

Annotation:"Discover the presidents who shaped American history from the Founding Fathers to today's leaders."

Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day By McNamara, Margaret (Paperback - 2010 ) Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:It's the week of Presidents' Day, and the kids in Mrs. Connor's class learn fun facts about presidents past and present in honor of the holiday.

Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day By Peppas, Lynn (Book - 2010 ) 394.261 Pe Available in some locations

Annotation:What began as a day to celebrate the birthday of George Washington, the first president of the United States of America, has grown to include every other president to serve as leader of the country. Learn all about Presidents' Day, from its earliest beginnings to how Americans celebrate this occasion today. Children will love this easy-to-understand introduction of this important national holiday.

Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day By Rockwell, Anne F. (Book - 2010 ) 394.261 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:Mrs. Madoff's class learns about Presidents' Day and puts on a play about the men who inspired the holiday, particularly those featured on Mount Rushmore.

Presidents' Day Magic
Presidents' Day Magic By Baker, James W. (Book - 1989 ) 793.8 Ba Available in some locations

Annotation:Here's an idea for a class project. This book teaches how to perform magic tricks revolving around a Presidents' Day theme.

The President's Stuck in the Bathtub
The President's Stuck in the Bathtub Poems About the Presidents By Katz, Susan (Book - 2012 ) 811 Ka All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A poetic celebration of lesser-known presidential events and eccentricities.

Rushmore By Curlee, Lynn (Book - 1999 ) 978.393 Cu Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how this patriotic shrine and tourist attraction was conceived, designed, and created by the dedicated artist Gutzon Borglum.

Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times
Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times By Rubel, David (Book - 1994 ) 973.099 Ru Available in some locations

Annotation:Updated to include the results of the 2004 presidential election, this encyclopedia for young readers not only profiles each president from 1789 to 2005, it also provides a history of the United States.

The President Has Been Shot!
The President Has Been Shot! True Stories of the Attacks on Ten U.S. Presidents By Jones, Rebecca C. (Book - 1996 ) 973 Jo Available in some locations

Annotation:Nothing stuns the country like the death of its leader. Four U.S. presidents have been killed in office, and attempts have been made on six other presidents' lives. These events are covered in a highly readable style, with fascinating details about the assailants and the attacks, straightforward presentation of conspiracy theories, and abundant use of prints and photographs from newspapers and magazines.

So You Want to Be President?
So You Want to Be President? By St. George, Judith (Book - 2012 ) 973.099 St Available in some locations

Annotation:"This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include our forty-fourth president, Barack H. Obama. Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-four men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world."

White House Q & A
White House Q & A By Rinaldo, Denise (Book - 2008 ) 975.3 Ri Available in some locations

Annotation:Was the White House always white? Did someone actually burn down the White House? Is it true that a person went skinny-dipping in a White House fountain? More than 200 years old, the White House is no ordinary house. The site of many significant moments in American history, this is certainly a home of great importance. Get an insider's tour of the president's mansion, with the fun facts, stories, and photos.

The Young Oxford Companion to the Presidency of the United States
The Young Oxford Companion to the Presidency of the United States By Pious, Richard M. (Book - 1994 )

Annotation:An alphabetical listing and explanation of terms relating to the Presidency, including the presidents and vice-presidents, the White House, presidential history, powers, policymaking, agencies, theories, advisors, accountability, and elections.

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This is a holiday book list for younger grades. It includes things both about the people who have held the office and the job itself.

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