Don't Know Much About the Presidents
Author: Kenneth C. Davis
Illustrator: Pedro Martin
Series: Don't Know Much About
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Autobiography and Biography, Series, Nonfiction
American History, The Presidency
Did George Washington really chop down the cherry tree? How was James Madison a father if he didn't have any children? Where in the White House did William Howard Taft get stuck?
Hail to the Chief! The commander in chief is the leader of our nation the president of the United States. Here's your chance to learn about the presidents' inaugurations and important political achievements, as well as their nicknames, hobbies and even what kind of foods they did (and did not) eat. Discover how life in the White House has changed, and the diverse ways the First Ladies helped America.
Best-selling author Kenneth C. Davis packs fan facts and coot quotes into his signature question-and-answer format. Detailed timelines make it easy to follow the major landmarks in American history. Presidential portraits and humorous illustrations make the design very inviting.
Who knows? After you learn so much about the presidents, maybe you'll want to run for office someday, too!