United States Presidents

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The United States Presidents series examines the lives of the individuals who preserve, protect, and defend the U.S. Constitution. Each book in this comprehensive collection tells the story of a president's challenges and triumphs from childhood to the White House and beyond. Expanded content includes a section that outlines the function, responsibility and organization of the office of the president, including the branches of government, the Electoral College, term of office, and the line of succession. Lists of each president's cabinet members and Supreme Court appointments are also included. With eight additional pages to the Checkerboard Library format there's more information, more fascinating stories, and more facts for research and reports. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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United States Presidents (35 titles)
Andrew Jackson 5.3
Andrew Johnson 5.4
Barack Obama *2014 5.5
Benjamin Harrison 5.2
Calvin Coolidge 5.1
Chester Arthur 5.1
Donald Trump 5.6
Dwight D. Eisenhower 5.5
Franklin Pierce 5.5
George H.W. Bush 5.5
George Washington 5.4
Gerald Ford 5.6
Grover Cleveland 5.2
Harry S. Truman 5.5
Herbert Hoover 5.3
James A. Garfield 5.4
James Buchanan 5.3
James K. Polk 5.4
James Madison 5.6
James Monroe 5.5
Jimmy Carter 5.4
John Adams 5.0
John F. Kennedy 5.5
John Quincy Adams 5.3
John Tyler 5.4
Lyndon B. Johnson 5.6
Millard Fillmore 5.2
Richard Nixon 5.6
Rutherford B. Hayes 5.3
Thomas Jefferson 5.2
Ulysses S. Grant 5.5
Warren G. Harding 5.3
William Taft 5.3
Woodrow Wilson 5.4
Zachary Taylor 5.2
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007130, JNF007070, JNF043000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2009
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Season 2009-01-01
ISBN 9781604534382, 9781617850905
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 921
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

United States Presidents (2009) - Horn Book Guide

Broad overviews of each president’s early life, aspirations, political challenges, and triumphs are packed into these brief, easy-to-read texts augmented with sidebars, illustrations, and photographs. Highlights of each administration are placed within the context of American and world history. Each volume concludes with the same general information about the presidency, branches of government, and the electoral college.

United States Presidents (2009) - Library Media Connection

Showing our nation’s leaders as people and not just iconic historical figures, this series brings authenticity to the individual featured in each volume. Although certainly not the only presidential biography series students will find, those writing reports or who are interested in national leaders will learn valuable information here.

United States Presidents (2009) - School Library Journal

The profusion of color and black-and-white pictures will give students a leg up on the old “dress up as a president and give a short report” assignment, and the brief declarative sentences keep the books within the reach of most first chapter-book readers. . . .The strong layout keeps each title interesting. That’s saying something, especially when it comes to those hard-to-remember 19th-century presidents like Tyler, Taylor, Polk, and Pierce. . .

Barack Obama (United States Presidents) – Booklist

A. . .simple, approachable entry in the United States Presidents series. Wheeler gives an overall glimpse of Obama’s life from childhood to the presidency, beginning with a brief introduction, a time line of major events, and a quick “Did You Know?” page. Following are two-page chapters with photographs that guide the reader through Obama’s life. The end piece of the book gives information about the three branches of the U.S. Government, the office of the president, the line of succession to the presidency, and benefits to holding the office. Included is a list of all the U.S. presidents, their political affiliations, dates of their service, and the names of the vice-presidents who served with each.