TIME For Kids Presidents Of The United States
TIME for Kids Presidents of the United States
TIME For Kids presents a complete overview of our nation's chief executives from George Washington to the newly elected 45th president!
Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes, important historical dates, and a timeline of events. Special sections cover the election process, the branches of government, and the role of presidents in the expansion of our nation from before the 13 colonies through westward expansion. With more than 200 photographs, illustrations, portrait reproductions, and maps.
From School Library Journal
Gr 3–8—This overview of U.S. presidents begins with a short synopsis on the creation of the U.S. government. Well-known presidents like Washington and Lincoln each receive a spread, while less covered leaders are given one-page summaries of their terms. A time line of key dates runs along the bottom, providing some historical context. Each president's picture is included, with...