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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 KEN

Karl, Jonathan

Summary: As the reporter who has known Donald Trump longer than any other White House correspondent, Karl tells the story of Trump's downfall, complete with riveting behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the darkest days in the history of the American presidency. Packed with on-the-record interviews with central figures in this drama who are telling their stories for the first time, this is a definitive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 KAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 KAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 AME

Rogers, Katie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The first definitive exploration of the role of the twenty-first century First Lady, painting a comprehensive portrait of Jill Biden and the evolution of the First Lady's role from ceremonial figurehead to political operative--from a White House correspondent for The New York Times. Since the Clinton era, tectonic shifts in media, politics, and pop culture have all redefined expectations of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.934 ROG

Summary: Relying heavily on the correspondence between the second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail Adams, this joint biography sheds light on the characters of two people who played crictical roles in the history of the United States and on the tumultuous times through which they lived. He was a participant in the Continental Congress and a wartime emissary to France as well as becoming the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AME

Kennedy, Katie

Summary: "Some call it the most important job in the world. It's certainly the most powerful. And it's one that every citizen needs to know about because we're the ones who vote to put a president in office. Lively, informative, filled with firsts and facts, big ideas and compelling anecdotes, The Presidents Decoded is a richly layered guide to the leaders who have shaped our country."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.09 KEN

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

Hort, Lenny.

Summary: Introductory biography of the first president of the United States. George Washington is often called the father of our country. He beat the odds to lead the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, served as first president of the United States, and then retired from public life to farm Virginia's largest plantation. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hansen, Grace

Summary: This title will introduce little readers to the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BIDEN HAN

Hoobler, Dorothy

Summary: Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler share a collection of handwritten love letters that offers a surprising and intimate portrait of the men who occupied the White House. From George Washington to Barack Obama, these are not the presidents we see in history books. Instead, when they courted the women they wanted to marry, or seduced women outside of their marriage, they often showed a side the public...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD 920 ARE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nelson, Robin

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL BASKET

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 PAR

Yenne, Bill

Summary: Discover the history and personal stories of 46 US Presidents in this beautifully illustrated volume. From the first president, George Washington, to the forty-sixth, Joe Biden, the United States has seen a host of extraordinary men take office. Their stories are all included in this fourth edition of The Complete Book of US Presidents by journalist and historian Bill Yenne. This book features...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crestline Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.099 YEN

Stephanopoulos, George

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2024

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Harris, Duchess

Summary: In 2008, voters chose Barack Obama as the first African American president in the history of the United States. Barack Obama Is Elected President examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Barack Obama himself, his wife, Michelle, and opposing candidate John McCain

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J382.73092 HAR

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