Presidents' Day

First Ladies

By Amy Pastan

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From Martha Washington to Hillary Clinton, "Eyewitness Books" introduces readers to all of the nation's First Ladies in the White House. Includes illustrations of objects and rare photos that reveal the impact of the presidents' wives on the events during their time periods.

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How the White House Really Works

By George Sullivan

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A behind-the-scenes look at life in the official residence of the president of the United States, describing how the staff and facilities affect his daily life.

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Let's Celebrate Presidents' Day

By Peter Roop

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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.

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Our Country's Presidents

By Ann Bausum

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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.

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Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts

By Syl Sobel

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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.

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Presidents

By Martin W. Sandler

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This books offers a fascinating look into the past at some of the most important events in our country's history through the pictures stored in the Library of Congress' vast archives.

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Presidents' Day Magic

By James W. Baker

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

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Rushmore

By Lynn Curlee

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

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Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times

By David Rubel

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Each U.S. president's story unfolds in historical context in a graphically exciting, single-volume encyclopedia created especially for young readers. With one page allotted for each year of a president's term (including Clinton), students learn accomplishments and disappointments of each president, plus how the nation grew during each administration.

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So You Want To Be President?

By Judith St. George and David Small (illustrator)

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Rollicking cartoon caricatures animate this clever collection of quirky tidbits and all-too-human facts about those 41 white males that we have come to know as "President."

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