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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

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

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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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE KEE

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

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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
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

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América, y primera afroamericana en desempeñar esa función, contribuyó a que la Casa Blanca alcanzara sus mayores cotas de apertura y pluralidad de la historia; se erigió en destacada defensora de las mujeres y las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plaza Janés 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 OBA

Biden, Jill

Summary: Joey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and includes never before told family stories about the president-elect and former vice president's childhood-written by Jill Biden, his spouse. Joe Biden grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. His parents always encouraged him and his siblings to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BID

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

Clinton, Bill

1 hold on 19 copies

Summary: "Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL--and a past president--has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie--turning every parent's deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company, Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Clinton 2021

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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McGill, Erin

Summary: "A clever, funny, and informative look at the pets--from Calvin Coolidge's wallaby to Teddy Roosevelt's flying squirrels--that have passed through the White House gates"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.092 MCG

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.092 MCG

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

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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Clinton, Bill

Summary: "Matthew Keating, a onetime Navy SEAL--and a past president--has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie--turning every parent's deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches in real time, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CLI

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Haynes, Danielle

Summary: An inauguration is the act of swearing an elected person into office. Inauguration Day is the day that the most important elected official in the United States, the president, takes office. Readers will learn about the history of Inauguration Day in the United States, key aspects of this important day, and how Inauguration Day has changed since 1789, when George Washington took office....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.973 HAY

Perl, Erica S

Summary: "The Truth Sleuth guides readers through a series of truths (and lies) about American presidents."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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

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

Rosenzweig, Paul

Summary: In the centuries since the founding of the republic, there have been notable challenges to presidential authority. Among these are investigations, designed to seek out and uproot abuses of executive power. They are built on a system of institutions, laws, and policies that govern how our nation protects itself from corruption and tyranny. Even today, we see this system at work in controversies...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 353.46 INV
Call number: DVD 353.46 INV

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