Monday, February 15th is Presidents’ Day, so I thought I’d re-run this list with a few additions. Have a happy holiday!
Recommended Children’s Books about the Presidents:
The Buck Stops Here by Alice Provensen.
So You Want to be President? by Judith St. George and David Small.
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull.
A Book of Americans by Rosemary Carr and Stephen Vincent Benet.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Foolhardiness, Folly, and Fraud in the Presidential Elections, from Andrew Jackson to George W. Bush by David E. Johnson.
George Washington and the Founding of a Nation by Albert Marrin.
George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz.
Dangerous Crossing: The Revolutionary Voyage of John and John Quincy Adams by Stephen Krensky.
John Adams: Young Revolutionary by Jan Adkins. (Childhood of Famous Americans series)
Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days by Jean Brown Wagoner. (Childhood of Famous Americans series)
A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson by David A. Adler.
The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz.
Young John Quincy by Cheryl Harness.
Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson and the American People by Albert Marrin.
William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecanoe by Howard Peckham. (Young Patriots series)
Lincoln Shot: A President’s Life Remembered by Barry Denenberg.
Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson.
Abraham Lincoln for Kids: His Life and Times with 21 Activities by Janis Herbert.
If You Grew Up With Abraham Lincoln by Ann McGovern.
Unconditional Surrender: U. S. Grant and the Civil War by Albert Marrin.
Bully For You, Teddy Roosevelt by Jean Fritz
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Russell Freedman.
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Young Military Leader by George E. Stanley.(Childhood of Famous Americans series)
Kennedy Assassinated! The World Mourns: A Reporter’s Story by Wilborn Hampton.
Ronald Reagan: Young Leader by Montrew Dunham. (Childhood of Famous Americans series)