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Our Country's Presidents

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Overview

National Geographic presents the 44 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 44 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions 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.

Details

  • Ages 10 and up
  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • 8 1/2" x 10 7/8"
  • © 2017

Author Bio

Ann Bausum grew up with a love of research and American History. She is a multi-award-winning author, including the Orbis Pictus Recommended List, Book Links Best Books for the Classroom, Booklist Editor's Choice Top of the List Nonfiction, Notable Social Studies Trade Book of the Year, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, ALA Notable Books for Children, New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, a Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, and more.

In the Press

"Lavish use of period and modern illustrations, quotes, solid research, and the kind of offbeat facts so dear to readers young and older are included..." —Booklist (review of 2004 edition)

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