Presidents and Politics for Kids
“(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
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
Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this powerful picture book illustrated by award-winner Loren Long that's made to be treasured!
A picture book about Champ and Major, President-elect Joe Biden's two adorable dogs! Major will be the first shelter dog in the White House, and Champ can't wait to show him around.
A family of mice.A runaway goat.A mischievous snake.A shocking parrot.A pardoned turkey.A pampered raccoon.A ghostbusting dog.A celebrity cow.The White House housed more than presidents and First Families--who could forget the furry, scaly, feathered friends who impressed the press$17.99ISBN: 9781984837493Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2019
From Vice President Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller!$17.99ISBN: 9780399168567Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book
Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis.
$18.99ISBN: 9781250297426Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 22nd, 2019
A lyrical picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.$5.99ISBN: 9780448453309Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9780525514121Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!$5.99ISBN: 9780448478630Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - August 15th, 2013
Born into a close knit family in Chicago, Michelle Robinson was a star student who graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law. Then in 1992, she married another promising young lawyer and the rest, as they say, is history.$5.99ISBN: 9780593114834Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - February 11th, 2020
In this chapter book filled with fun facts and historical trivia about first ladies from Martha Washington to Melania Trump, civic-minded young readers learn just how important it is to "Remember the ladies!" and all they have done for America.$4.99ISBN: 9781465499868Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DK Children - July 14th, 2020
Packed with facts, kids will love learning about elected leaders from around the world, from Barack Obama to Nelson Mandela, and how they came to power.
With this nonfiction politics book, children will learn about where and how democracy began and how it has developed over the years.$4.99ISBN: 9781984893918Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 31st, 2019
Just in time for Presidents' Day and the 2020 election! Proficient readers will enjoy hunting down the TRUTH about several of our U.S. presidents in this book, part of an innovative new series.$7.99ISBN: 9780593093986Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mad Libs - August 11th, 2020
A Mad Libs with 21 stories and plenty of blanks to fill in all about our country's most famous--and infamous--presidents! With stories about Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and even Trump, you'll learn a little something, and have fun doing it, too!$18.99ISBN: 9780316229692Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021
Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea, which is based on a true story about her aunt, Vice President Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris.$18.99ISBN: 9780062937407Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020
INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY FROM THE CHILDHOOD OF VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS!
A beautiful, empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of the author’s aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris.$14.99ISBN: 9781441333988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Peter Pauper Press, Inc, - May 29th, 2020$16.99ISBN: 9781536201994Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020
A little girl carries a big message—and finds it thrillingly amplified by the rallying crowd around her—in an empowering story for the youngest of activists.
Mari raised her sign for everyone to see.
Even though she was small and the crowd was very big,
and she didn’t think anyone would hear,
she yelled out.$18.99ISBN: 9780823445615Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - January 21st, 2020
With the next presidential election upon us, this witty, nonpartisan book will help explain the concept of voting to the youngest readers.$7.99ISBN: 9781524770945Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Yearling - February 5th, 2019
From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution—what it says and why it matters for everyone.
$5.99ISBN: 9780593114872Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - February 11th, 2020
From the Constitution to abolition, from voting to civil rights, this chapter book for civic-minded young readers filled with fun facts and historical trivia shows how America got the nickname "land of the free."$5.99ISBN: 9780448448923Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$5.99ISBN: 9781524786090Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018
We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the United States Constitution came into being.$7.99ISBN: 9780593095614Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 30th, 2020
This revised edition (updated through the 2021 inauguration) explains all about presidential campaigns and American politics--complete with stickers, activities, and a color-your-own Electoral Map!
$5.99ISBN: 9781524793531Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - December 3rd, 2019
You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.$12.99ISBN: 9781465498496Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DK Children - May 5th, 2020
A fantastic selection of facts, quizzes, and lots and lots of stickers will keep children entertained, and teach them all the most interesting facts about the United States.$18.99ISBN: 9780803730892Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - July 28th, 2020
A timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States.$4.99ISBN: 9780593384480Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - January 19th, 2021
The inspiring story of Vice President Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.$17.99ISBN: 9781442420083Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2012
Winner of the Coretta Scott King illustrator award, I, Too, Am America blends the poetic wisdom of Langston Hughes with visionary illustrations from Bryan Collier in this inspirational picture book that carries the promise of equality.
I, too, sing America.
I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And ea$13.99ISBN: 9780593116432Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - August 25th, 2020
From campaigns to voting booths, from local elections to national races, this fun and fact-filled book--now in chapter book format!--celebrates the fundamental American idea that "we the people" get to decide who runs the show.$17.99ISBN: 9780593122693Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - July 7th, 2020
A clever, funny, and informative look at the pets--from Calvin Coolidge's wallaby to Teddy Roosevelt's flying squirrels--that have passed through the White House gates. Perfect for fans of I Am George Washington and So You Want to Be President?$18.99ISBN: 9781481465595Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016
Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere.$17.99ISBN: 9780525555551Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - October 6th, 2020
In this stirring picture book about social justice activism and the power of introverts, a quiet girl's artwork makes a big impression at a protest rally.