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President's Day

Celebrate President's Day with these titles from Macmillan Children's Pubishing Group.

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George Washington's Cows

"George Washington's cows were kept upstairs, And given their own special room. They never were seen by light of day. No matter for what or by...

David Small David Small

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

George Washington's Teeth

A tongue-in-cheek dental history of our first President "Poor George had two teeth in his mouth The day the votes came in. The people had a...

By Deborah Chandra, Madeleine Comora and Brock Cole

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It’s class trip time and a little boy and his friends are visiting Washington, DC. But this little boy has trouble keeping his feet on the ground. A series of...

"...It’s class trip time and a little boy and his friends are visiting Washington, DC. But this little boy has trouble keeping his feet on the ground. A series of.... It’s class trip time and a little boy and his friends are visiting Washington, DC. But this little boy has trouble keeping his feet on the ground. A series of mishaps—sometimes good and sometimes bad—sweep him from the White House and Lincoln Memorial to the National Zoo and many other national landmarks. Adventures abound in this wil..."

By Margery Cuyler and Michael Garland

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Flash Point

King George: What Was His Problem?

Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the American Revolution

KING GEORGE NEVER DID UNDERSTAND AMERICANS “Entire books have been written about the causes of the American Revolution. This isn’t one of them.” What it is,...

By Steve Sheinkin and Tim Robinson

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Being Teddy Roosevelt

Riley O'Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to...

"...Riley O’Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to.... Riley O’Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to get a saxophone so he can take instrumental music. His mother can’t afford to rent him a sax, and he’s sure he’ll never save up enough money to buy one. But as Riley learns more a..."

By R. W. Alley and Claudia Mills

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Roaring Brook Press

Two Miserable Presidents

Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the Civil War

May 22, 1856: A MEMBER OF CONGRESS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA WALKS INTO THE SENATE CHAMBER, LOOKING FOR TROUBLE. That Congressman, Preston Brooks, was ready to...

By Steve Sheinkin and Tim Robinson

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Henry Holt and Co.

Lincoln and Douglass

An American Friendship

Our 16th president is known for many things: He delivered the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address.He was tall and skinny and notoriously...

By Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier

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Feiwel & Friends

Lincoln Shot

A President's Life Remembered

Noted children’s book biographer Barry Denenberg, award-winning illustrator Christopher Bing, and book designer Rich Deas collaborate on an intimate portrait...

"...Noted children’s book biographer Barry Denenberg, award-winning illustrator Christopher Bing, and book designer Rich Deas collaborate on an intimate portrait.... Lincoln Shot So begins this intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Conceived as a one year anniversary edition of a newspaper, dated April 14, 1866, strongly evocative of the time and the nation’s mood. The moment-by-moment recital of the events of the day that ended in assassination holds readers enthralled awaiting the tragic end. The..."

By Barry Denenberg and Christopher Bing

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Henry Holt and Co.

Abraham Lincoln Comes Home

When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, the country grieved for the courageous president who had guided them through the Civil War. Over the course of...

"...When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, the country grieved for the courageous president who had guided them through the Civil War. Over the course of.... When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, the country grieved for the courageous president who had guided them through the Civil War. Over the course of thirteen somber days, people paid homage as Lincoln’s funeral train made its way from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois. In moving prose and stunning paintings, a young b..."

By Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor

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