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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

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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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, 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 Non-fiction, 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

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2 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 Nonfiction, 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

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

Millard, Candice.

2 holds on 3 copies

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

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Taraborrelli, J. Randy

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli comes Grace & Steel, the epic, hidden history of the exceptional women behind the greatest political dynasty of all time-the Bush family. Bestselling author J. Randy Taraborrellireveals the unsung heroines of the inimitable Bush family dynasty: not only First Ladies Barbara and Laura, but other colorful women whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REAGAN, RONALD RON

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 REA

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, Call number: 920 KEN

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

Keenan, Sheila

Summary: When he was a young boy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy wondered about what happened in the world. He wanted to change the world when he grew up, and he did just that! --Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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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

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

Luckinbill, Laurence

Summary: "Overflowing with his love of nature, adventure, and justice, Teddy illustrates the life of a man for whom being known as one of America's greatest presidents is but one of his notable accomplishments"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dead Reckoning 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUC

Levingston, Steven

Summary: The extraordinary partnership of Barack Obama and Joe Biden is unique in American history. The two men, their characters and styles sharply contrasting, formed a dynamic working relationship that evolved into a profound friendship. Based on original interviews, media reports, memoirs and other accounts, Barack and Joe is the first book to tell the full story of their historic relationship and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 LEV

Hager, Jenna Bush

Summary: "The former first daughter and granddaughter ... shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAGER, JENNA BUSH HAG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUSH HAG

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

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

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 Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Eisenhower, David

Summary: David Eisenhower delivers a warm, personal recollection of the retirement years of his grandfather, Dwight D. Eisenhower, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where they lived.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISENHOWER, DWIGHT EIS

O'Brien, Cormac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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