Our Country's Presidents (National Geographic)
This National Geographic resource provides a thorough overview of US presidents from Washington to Trump. For each, you’ll get 2-4 pages packed with a presidential portrait, quotations, photos and illustrations, an overview article and a sidebar of top facts (such as birth/death dates, selected landmarks, first lady information, chief opponents and more). An additional 20 theme-based articles provide a bird’s eye view of consistent presidential themes: presidential powers, White House traditions, presidents and the Supreme Court, pollsters and polling, etc. Includes a presidential election result chart, a bibliography, additional resources for further study, index and dust jacket. Great for presidential studies, reports and just plain reading. 8 1/2"x 11”, 224 pgs, hc. ~ Ruth
National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions_1 of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included.
Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing a presidential letter. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and fascinating facts help kids get to know each leader. This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages.