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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

Prins, Nomi.

Summary: "All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 PRI

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

Brower, Kate Andersen

Summary: "An intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world--the vice presidents of the modern era--from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 353 BRO

Gibbs, Nancy

Summary: Examines presidential power within the context of U.S. history and the ongoing relationships presidents and ex-presidents formed with one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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

Boller, Paul F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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

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

Miller, Adrian

Summary: Award winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable roles in unforgettable events in the nation's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 MIL

McClanahan, Brion T.

Summary: Author Brion McClanahan presents his take on the tenure of thirteen presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 MCC

Greenberg, David

Summary: "The most powerful political tool of the modern presidency is control of the message and the image. The Greeks called it 'rhetoric,' Gilded Age politicians called it 'publicity,' and some today might call it 'lying,' but spin is a built-in feature of American democracy. Presidents deploy it to engage, persuade, and mobilize the people--in whom power ultimately resides. Presidential historian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 GRE

Hummer, Jill Abraham

Summary: "This book is a history of first ladies beginning with Lou Henry Hoover and ending with Michelle Obama, discussing how they defined their role with a focus on how they related to women's issues and how they participated in politics. Hummer explores the intersection of personality and the first ladies' personal ambition and relationship with their presidential spouse, with the social and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 HUM

Cohen, Michael A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.97309 COH

Klimo, Kate

Summary: A stray dog's moving tale about life with Abraham Lincolnour sixteenth American president and a true animal lover!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

Hamburger, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9 Hambu

Summary: Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.099 CUT

Thomas, Helen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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

Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Presidential historian Michael Beschloss uses original letters, diaries, declassified documents, and interviews to bring us into the room and into the minds of a procession of Chief Executives who took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory, and seized greater power for themselves. From James Madison and the War of 1812 to Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, we see these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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Brower, Kate Andersen

Summary: "An intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue -- the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 BRO

Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)

Summary: Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 PER

Contents: Crazy hair day -- and more funny school adventures. Crazy hair day / written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg -- Petunia / written and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin -- How do dinosaurs go to school? / written by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague -- Monty / written and illustrated by James Stevenson -- Will I have a friend? / by Miriam Cohen ; illustrated by Lillian Hoban.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CRA

Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Summary: Discusses the presidency of the United States. Features time lines, drawings, photos, and a map of the U.S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press/Scholastic 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 352.23 TAY

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

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

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: Covers forty-three Presidents, one White House, and hundreds of grand facts about our country's leaders presented primarily in a question and answer format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Davis

Nelson, Robin

Summary: A simple introduction to why we celebrate Presidents' Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.261 NEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL BASKET