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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEN

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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 MOB

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

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

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

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: "Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses. Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy. As First Lady she restored the once neglected rooms of the White House to their former glory, and through her charm and elegance became a style icon whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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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

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
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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.09 WOR VOL 1
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Caroli, Betty Boyd

Summary: "Marriage is the most underreported story in political life and yet is often the key to its success. This is the idea driving a revealing new portrait of Lady Bird as the essential strategist, fundraiser, barnstormer, peacemaker, and ballast for Lyndon...[A] biography of a political partnership that helps explain how the wildly talented but deeply flawed Lyndon Baines Johnson ended up making...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

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

Summary: American University professor Allan J. Lichtman delivers forty-eight lectures on twelve of America's presidents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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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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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

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

Gangsei, Jan

Summary: Eight years after being kidnapped, Addie Webster, now sixteen, resurfaces under mysterious circumstances, significantly changed, and her childhood best friend, Darrow Fergusson, is asked by a national security advisor to spy on her to uncover whether she is a threat to her father's Presidency or the nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GAN

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GAN

Pottker, Janice.

Summary: An analysis of the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her mother-in-law offers insight into Sara Delano Roosevelt's influence on Eleanor's achievements and Eleanor's role in the misperceptions surrounding their relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

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

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

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

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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Cooper, Helene

Summary: "The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women's movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIRLEAF, ELLEN JOHNSON COO

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY ROO

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY WAR

Gimpel, Diane Marczely

Summary: Presents the life and career of the forty-fifth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

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

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

Sullivan, George

Summary: Presents information on each of the forty presidents of the United States and describes the process of electing a president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead 1984

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