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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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Roosevelt, Curtis

Summary: Offers an intimate portrait of this celebrated president and his wife as experienced by the grandson of FDR, who recounts what it was like to come of age under constant media attention and public scrutiny in their formidable shadows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY ROO

Van Lente, Fred

Summary: "We all know that Abraham Lincoln gave the historic Gettysburg Address and ended the Civil War. But did you also know that he pardoned the first White House turkey, once snuck into Washington in disguise, and grew his famous beard because an eleven-year-old girl said it made him look less ugly?! Rad all about the radical rail-spliter, supreme speaker, and paramount president Abraham Lincoln in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 MOB

Abrams, Dan

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Meacham, Jon

Summary: Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States and one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence. He was also a lawyer and an ambassador, an inventor and a scientist. He had a wide range of interests and hobbies, but his main interest was the survival and success of his country. The audiobook is ideal for those interested in American presidents, biographies, and the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 MIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Kendall, Joshua C.

Contents: Prologue: the sense and sensibility of James Garfield: "It is a most intense and innocent passion" -- The preoccupied: "I should like to have your opinion on it" -- Playful pals: "My father likes snakes" -- Double-dealing dads: "You know such things happen on plantations" -- Tiger dads: "I could feel nothing but sorrow and shame in your presence" -- The grief-stricken: "I always see my boy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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, Call number: J 973.09 WOR VOL 1
Call number: J 973.09 WOR VOL 2

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

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

Summary: An official centennial publication chronicles the fortieth president's life with memorabilia, quotes and personal anecdotes, essays by leading political writers, and more than five hundred photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 REAGAN, RONALD RON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 921 REA

Grande, Peggy

Summary: "In The President Will See You Now, devoted Reagan insider Peggy Grande shares behind-the-scenes stories, intimate moments, and insights into one of America's most beloved presidents. Grande, who started in the Office of Ronald Reagan as a college student and earned her way into a coveted role as the president's Executive Assistant, offers an unparalleled perspective on the post-presidency of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDE, PEGGY GRA

Jackson, Garnet.

Summary: A simple biography of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Allen, Susan.

Summary: This picture book for young readers looks at our fortieth president's fascinating life, from his humble beginnings as the son of a shoe salesman, to his years in Hollywood, his service in WWII, his life as a rancher, and the culmination of his political career in the Oval Office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Kids, an imprint of Regnery Publishing, Inc. 2013

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Winter, Jonah

Summary: An illustrated tribute to the 35th president's White House years, published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of his assassination, offers insight into JFK's cultural significance to everyday Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KENNEDY WIN

Sullivan, George

Summary: Presents a biography, including excerpts from his speeches, letters, and other writings, of the man who was President during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB LINCOLN SUL

Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: Conceived as a one-year anniversary newspaper edition of Lincoln's assassination, this brilliant, beautiful, and bold biographical portrait of Abraham Lincoln mimics 19th-century newsprint, combining pen and ink drawings with archival photography, and period typography with articles surveying Lincoln's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in We the People bookshelf, Call number: J 921 LIN

Raum, Elizabeth.

Summary: A biography on Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, and his roles in the Civil War and the Great Emancipation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LIN

St. George, Judith

Summary: Growing up poor in the backwoods of Kentucky and Indiana, Abraham Lincoln lost his mother before he was ten. But Sally Johnston, who married Abe's father a year later, brought a library of books to their log cabin home and turned young Abe's life around.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LIN