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Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Donald Trump's path to the presidency is unlike any other in the nation's history. Before Trump's stunning rise to the presidency, he was a businessman and hotelier. After a million-dollar loan from his father, he got his own business off the ground and invested in casinos, hotels, and other real estate like golf courses. With unique biographical content and a timeline of his life, readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gormley, Beatrice

Summary: A biography of Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States​: from childhood through the Senate to his election as vice president and, in 2020, as president. The road to the presidency of the United States was a long--and determined--one for Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. From Joe's childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, his close-knit, devoted family gave him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin : an imprint of Simon & Schuster Childrens Publishing Division 2021

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

Barber, James

Summary: Presents highlights from the lives of the presidents and their wives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Presidents

Rumsch, BreAnn

Summary: This biography introduces readers to Rutherford B. Hayes including his early political career and key events from Hayes's administration including civil service reforms, the end of Reconstruction, and the passage of the Bland-Allison Act. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing 2021

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

Brenner, Martha.

Summary: Frontier lawyer Abraham Lincoln cures his absent-mindedness by placing letters, court notes, contracts, and his checkbook in his tall black hat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1994

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1987

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LINCOLN FRE

Brenner, Martha.

Summary: Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1994

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Harness, Cheryl

Summary: Introduces the lives of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor, distant cousins who married in 1905 and helped guide the country during the Depression and the second World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Roosevelt

Biden, Jill.

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: The wife of former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden recounts his childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, his perseverance and leadership from his earliest years, his struggles to overcome stuttering, his relationships with his family, andhis political career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

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Sherman, Jill

Summary: "On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a varied career, from his many business enterprises to his role as host in the reality TV show The Apprentice. As chairman of The Trump Organization, his net worth is estimated at more than $4 billion....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2017

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

Moberg, Julia.

Summary: Fascinating and sometimes mysterious collection of presidential pets combined with fun poetry and facts about the US presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imagine! Publishing/Charlesbridge 2016

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Corey, Shana

Summary: "Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make adifference. With quotes from JFK's speeches, detailed back matter, and a thought- provoking author's note, this biography offers a sensitive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth 2017

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

Parker, Philip

Summary: Shares information about each of the forty-five presidents of the United States, from George Washington's role in the American Revolution to Barack Obama's comic book collection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 PAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 PAR

Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 Sch

Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 Schanzer

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: "In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian Warand the American Revolution"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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

World Book, Inc

Summary: Examines the United States presidency and its historical importance. Discusses the duties, priviledges, and the broad power of the president. It goes in-depth into the typical, daily life of a United States president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 AME

World Book, Inc

Summary: Examines the people who have led the country through times of poverty and prosperity, peace and war. Includes biographical information about every U.S. president and information and photos of every first lady.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AME

Summary: "The set examines the United States presidency and its historical importance. Includes biographical information about every U.S. president and information and photos of every first lady. Discusses the duties, privileges, and the broad power of the president, and examines the people who have led the country through times of poverty and prosperity, peace and war"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc., a Scott Fetzer Company 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 AME VOL 1
Call number: J 973 AME VOL 2

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.09 WOR VOL 1
Call number: J 973.09 WOR VOL 2

Keating, Francis Anthony

Summary: "The fifth of ten children, George Washington was a dreamer, a hard worker, an athlete, and a peacemaker. By the time he was fifteen he had handwritten for himself the "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation." These were his rules to live by. He could not have known what his future would hold...and these rules speak to who he was as a boy and a man. Based on this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WASHINGTON KEA

Kent, Zachary.

Summary: Traces the life of the Virginia surveyor, soldier, and plantation owner who became the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Washington 1986

Reston, Dominick

Summary: Explores the forty-fifth American president's formative years, his early career, and the 2016 election campaign that put him in office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TRU

Van Lente, Fred

Summary: A graphic biography of America's first president blends true facts with humorous illustrations to bring American history to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 VAN

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 WAS

Biden, Jill

Summary: Joe Biden grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. His parents always encouraged him and his siblings to be independent and strong. The family moved to Wilmington, Delaware, where at twenty-nine, Biden was elected one the youngest United States Senators ever elected. This is his story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 BID

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