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Happy President's Day! Take a stroll through American presidents with our book list below!

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The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream By David M. Rubenstein Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781982165734
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 7th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

The capstone book in a trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of How to Lead and The American Story and host of Bloomberg TV’s The David Rubenstein Show—American icons and historians on the ever-evolving American experiment, featuring Ken Burns, Madelein


The Declaration of Independence By Thomas Jefferson Cover Image
$19.95
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ISBN: 9781788737319
Published: Verso - November 12th, 2019

Co-author of the groundbreaking Empire and Multitude, Michael Hardt examines the Declaration of Independence and other texts by Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy provides a biting critique of the current American administration.


For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters By Jeff Foster, Julie McLaughlin (Illustrator), Yolanda Renee King (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jeff Foster, Julie McLaughlin (Illustrator), Yolanda Renee King (Foreword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338643084
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about how the government really works with this accessible, highly designed and illustrated handbook from Marjory Stoneman Douglas AP government teacher Jeff Foster.

Now more than ever, it's so important for everyone to understand our government: where it came from, how it works, and how we can bring about change.


The Founders' Fortunes: How Money Shaped the Birth of America By Willard Sterne Randall Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781524745929
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Published: Dutton - February 8th, 2022

An illuminating financial history of the Founding Fathers, revealing how their personal finances shaped the Constitution and the new nation


Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice By Nikki Grimes, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534462670
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris.

When Kamala Harris was young, she often accompanied her parents to civil rights marches—so many, in fact, that w


Joey: The Story of Joe Biden By Dr Jill Biden, Amy June Bates (Illustrator), Kathleen Krull (With) Cover Image
By Dr Jill Biden, Amy June Bates (Illustrator), Kathleen Krull (With)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534480537
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 30th, 2020

“(Jill) Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking…his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers…and reveals how…high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond.” —Publishers We


Lincoln and the Fight for Peace By John Avlon Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982108120
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 15th, 2022

A groundbreaking, revelatory history of Abraham Lincoln’s plan to secure a just and lasting peace after the Civil War—a vision that inspired future presidents as well as the world’s most famous peacemakers, including Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.


The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America's Soul By Brian Kilmeade Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525540571
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Published: Sentinel - November 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates turns to two other heroes of the nation: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.


Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy By Nathaniel Philbrick Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9780525562177
Published: Viking - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.” The Boston Globe

 


Watergate: A New History By Garrett M. Graff Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982139162
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - February 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Do we need still another Watergate book?


Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448453309
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 24th, 2009

As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author's bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President.


Who Was George Washington? (Who Was?) By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, True Kelley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, True Kelley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448448923
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2009

In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.


You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington By Alexis Coe Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224117
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
AN NPR CONCIERGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“In her form-shattering and myth-crushing book….Coe examines myths with mirth, and writes history with humor… [You Never Forget Your First] is an accessible look at a president who always finishes in the first ranks of our leaders.” —Boston Globe