Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day

By Lynn Peppas

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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.
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I Grew Up to Be President

By Laurie Calkhoven

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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.

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Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (And What the Neighbors Thought)

By Kathleen Krull

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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.
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White House Q and A

By Smithsonian

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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.
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Presidents

By James G. Barber

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"Discover the presidents who shaped American history from the Founding Fathers to today's leaders."
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Don't Know Much about the Presidents

By Kenneth C. Davis

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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.

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Presidents' Day

By Margaret McNamara

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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.

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Presidents' Day

By Anne Rockwell

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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.
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Arthur Meets the President

By Marc Tolon Brown

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Arthur's essay wins a contest, and he has to read it to the President in a special ceremony at the White House.

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Facts About the Presidents: A Compilation of Biographical and Historical Information

By Joseph Nathan Kane

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Statistics and facta about the presidents. Perfect for answering or making up trivia questions.

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