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Presidents' Day Books: Ages 3-7

Teach your young reader how we honor presidents with these great reads.
 
The White House
The White House
by Robert Sabuda Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

In this spectacular pop-up guide to the White House by bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda, readers can take a tour behind the scenes of the office of the executive branch and the residence of the president and his family.

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Board Book: $23.99

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Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
by AnnMarie Anderson Illustrated by Gerald Kelley

Abraham Lincoln was a great leader who fought for change in our country. Read about Lincoln's childhood and his journey to become a U.S. president in this book from the When I Grow Up series.

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Paperback Book: $3.59

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Clifford for President
Clifford for President
Series: Big Red Reader
by Acton Figueroa Illustrated by Tom LaPadula
Clifford is running for President...of the Birdwell Island dog park! Emily Elizabeth needs to put up a candidate for a class project, so of course she nominates the Big Red Dog who's always a big winner!
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Paperback Book: $3.19

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Yes, We Can!
Yes, We Can!
by Barack Obama

A picture book salute to chidren featuring excerpts from President Obama's Victory Speech.

"This is our moment, this is our time"! Beautiful photographs of children throughout the country accompany the text of President Obama's monumental campaign and acceptance speech.

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Paperback Book: $4.79

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Meet President Barack Obama
Meet President Barack Obama
by Laine Falk
Barack Obama is the current president of the United States, having won the national election in 2008 and entered the White House in January, 2009. Read about him in this Scholastic News Nonfiction Reader special presidential biography.
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Paperback Book: $5.56

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Our Abe Lincoln
Our Abe Lincoln
by Jim Aylesworth Illustrated by Barbara McClintock
At last! History you can sing! As the curtain rises in a school auditorium, the audience waits with excited anticipation.
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The Election Book
The Election Book
by Carolyn Jackson

The U.S. Presidential Election is the toughest race in the world to win. Find out what it takes to become the Commander in Chief!

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Paperback Book: $5.99

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What Does the President Do?
What Does the President Do?
by Amanda Miller
Text and photographs discuss the role of U.S.
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Paperback Book: $5.56

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What Does the President Do?
What Does the President Do?
by Amanda Miller
Text and photographs discuss the role of U.S.
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Paperback Book: $5.56

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If I Were President
If I Were President
by Catherine Stier Illustrated by Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan

Imagine living in the White House, a mansion where you wouldn't have to leave home to go bowling or see a movie! Imagine a chef to cook anything you like. "Two desserts tonight, Madam President? No problem!"

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Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day
by David F. Marx
George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were two of the best presidents who have ever led the United States. Learn about the holiday that honors them both in this simple book.
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What Is Mount Rushmore?
What Is Mount Rushmore?
by Laine Falk

Text and photographs discuss the design and carving of Mount Rushmore, how the monument is taken care of, and its role as a tourist destination, with a comparison of the project to the Crazy Horse Memorial.

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Paperback Book: $5.56

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Let's Read About... George W. Bush
Let's Read About... George W. Bush
by Sonali Fry Illustrated by Carol Heyer
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Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day
by Anne Rockwell Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
For Presidents' Day, the students in Mrs. Maoff's class know just how to celebrate: by putting on a play about prominent figures in American history, including George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
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If I Ran for President
If I Ran for President
by Catherine Stier Illustrated by Lynne Avril

A multicultural cast of children imagines what it would be like to run for president. The entertaining yet informative text is a good conversation starter for discussions on the election process.

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Arthur Meets the President
Arthur Meets the President
by Marc Brown Illustrated by Marc Brown

When Arthur's essay wins a contest, he and his classmates are invited to the White House where Arthur has to recite his speech from memory.

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President George Washington
President George Washington
by David A. Adler Illustrated by John Wallner
From his boyhood in Virginia to his election as the new nation's first president, the extraordinary life of George Washington is made accessible to youngsters in this easy-reader biography. Full color.
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Mr. Lincoln's Boys
Mr. Lincoln's Boys
by Staton Rabin Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
In celebration of Abraham Lincoln”s two hundredth birthday comes this breathtakingly illustrated picture book about the president and his two youngest sons. Tad and Willie Lincoln were mischievous pranksters who treated the White House as their personal playground.
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What Is Air Force One?
What Is Air Force One?
by Amanda Miller

Looks at the airplane called Air Force One, examining the features that it has that help the President do his job in comfort when he travels.

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Paperback Book: $5.56

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