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Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: "America's first families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, [this book] reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Bauer, Stephen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAU

L'Heureux, Ray

Summary: The pilot of the Marine One helicopter reflects on his service under four presidents, tracing the childhood dreams that inspired his career, his service in the Marines, and his first encounters with the HMX1 squadron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 L'HEUREUX, RAY LHE

Jackson, Ellen B.

Summary: Discusses Abraham Lincoln's love of animals, covering the time when he pardoned the turkey that was destined to be part of Christmas dinner at the White House, his rescue of three kittens during the Civil War, and other examples of his compassion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Osgood, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 OSG

Meltzer, Peter E.

Summary: Full of interesting insights and quirky questions, this book goes beyond oft-discussed presidential trivia and exposes the reader to the stories that define our nation's chief executives as individuals. A great reference guide for students and avid history buffs alike.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Pub. Co. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 MEL

Davis, Kathryn Gibbs.

Summary: Describes the various kinds of pets, including grizzly bears and alligators, kept at the White House by various presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J636.088 DAV

Driscoll, Laura.

Summary: Many of our presidents have had extraordinary pets including an alligator, tiger cubs, elephants, bald eagles, a hippo, a bear, a zebra, and a coyote. This easy reader, with photos and illustrations, will have stories about many of these animals including the Obama's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J636.088 DRI

Gardner, Gerald C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 GAR

Thomas, Helen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 THOMAS, HELEN THO

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Washington, John E.

Summary: "Originally published in 1942 and now reprinted for the first time, They Knew Lincoln is a classic in African American history and Lincoln studies. Part memoir and part history, the book is an account of John E. Washington's childhood among African Americans in Washington, DC, and of the black people who knew or encountered Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Washington recounted stories told by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAS

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Includes material on John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ELL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 ELL

Boller, Paul F.

Summary: Boller's anecdotal histories have uncovered new aspects and hidden dimensions in the lives of our presidents. Now he turns to an uncharted--but unexpectedly revealing--element of our leaders' personalities as he brings us stories of what the presidents did for fun. In thumbnail portraits of every president through George W. Bush, Boller chronicles their taste in games, sports, and cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 Boller

Dole, Robert J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 DOL

Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Documents crucial historical moments in each of the first forty presidencies during which the future of the United States has been dramatically affected by a bold executive decision, and offers insight into the factors that influenced the choices made by each president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 BES

Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Presidential historian Beschloss has brought us a saga about crucial times in America's history when a courageous president dramatically changed the future of the United States. Beschloss brings to life these flawed, complex men--and their wives, families, friends and foes, in an intimate, behind-the-scenes view of presidents coping with the supreme dilemmas of their lives. As he shows, none of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 BES

Beschloss, Michael R.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.099 BES

Dole, Robert J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 Dole

O'Brien, Cormac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 O'Brien

Boller, Paul F.

Summary: "Presidential Campaigns devotes a chapter to each of America's elections, from George Washington's in 1789 to George W. Bush's in 2000, dealing with the candidates, the conventions, the party platforms, the speeches, and the reasons for the victories and defeats on election day. The book contains campaign highlights, too, singling out for special attention the gaffes, surprises, dramatic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 BOL

Wotkyns, Eleanor R. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scrapbook Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 920 WOT