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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEN

Summary: The story of the unlikely rise of a gritty American original, Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a bankrupt businessman, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly found himself president. Of all the men who had held America's highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but he would prove to be a surprise. Facing some of the biggest crises of the century, Truman would end the war...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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, Call number: 973.099 MEL

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

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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 MOB

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Summary: The life of the 39th President of the United States. Examines the failings of Carter's political leadership in the context of the turbulent 1970s ; and explores the role religion played in his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Rajczak, Michael

Summary: "Becoming one of the most powerful leaders in the world is enticing, but the path to US president is a difficult one. The campaign may be years long, and financing is complicated. While running for student council president or other major student leadership position may not cost as much, preparation for the job can also be daunting. This book not only introduces readers to the process of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 RAJ

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 324.973 Rajczak 2016

Reagan, Ronald.

Summary: Ronald Reagan's diaries covering 1981 to 1989.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.92 Reagan 2007

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

Ward, Vicky

7 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The first explosive book about Javanka and their infamous rise to power. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the self-styled Prince and Princess of America. Their swift, gilded rise to extraordinary power in Donald Trump's White House is unprecedented and dangerous. In Kushner, Inc., investigative journalist Vicky Ward digs beneath the myth the couple has created, depicting themselves as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Davis, Todd

Summary: Discusses the lives, achievements, and times of each president from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.09 DAV

Summary: Examines how the Oval Office has evolved over the past 200 years through stories about the forty-three men who have served as Commander in Chief--from George Washington to Barack Obama. The miniseries concentrates on the ebbs and flows of presidential power and responsibilities as each of America's leaders deals with the events, expectations, and challenges of his time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 New Large Print, Call number: LP 353 BRO

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

O'Donnell, Helen

Summary: Captures the experience and spirit of the group of men who gathered around Jack Kennedy as he made his dramatic rise to the presidency -- Bobby Kennedy, Kenny O'Donnell, Larry O'Brien, and Dave Powers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CounterPoint 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F ODO