Title: Duck For President
By: Doreen Cronin
Farmer Brown is in for a surprise when Duck decides on a new profession! A simple and funny introduction to the idea of running for president. Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Call Number: JPicture Croni.D
Title: Joey: The Story of Joe Biden
By: Jill Biden
Dr. Jill Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years.
Call Number: xBiog Biden.J Biden.J
Title: Kamala Harris, Rooted in Justice
By: Nikki Grimes
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.
Call Number: xBiog Harri.K Grime.N
Title: Nice Work, Franklin!
By: Suzanne Jurmain
As one of our most inspirational and determined presidents, Franklin Roosevelt overcame his disability to lead the country out of the Great Depression. Age Range: 6 - 10 years
Call Number: xBiog Roose.F Jurma.S
Title: One Today
By: Richard Blanco
A lyrical, patriotic commemoration of America from dawn to dusk and from coast to coast written in honor of President Barack Obama's second presidential inauguration.
Call Number: x811 Blanc.R
Title: President Taft is Stuck in the Bath!
By: Mac Barnett
“Hilarious. . . . Studying the presidency need never be dull again.” — Booklist
George Washington crossed the Delaware in the dead of night. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. And President William Howard Taft, a man of great stature . . . well, he got stuck in a bathtub. Now how did he get unstuck?
Call Number: JPicture Barne.M
Title: Pedro for President
By: Fran Manushkin
Pedro runs for class president against his friend Katie Woo. Also available in Spanish as Pedro, candidato a presidente
Call Number: JEasy Manus.F
Title: If You Want a Friend in Washington: wacky, wild & wonderful presidential pets
By: Erin McGill
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. Age Range: 5 - 9 years
Call Number: x973.099 Mcgil.E
Title: Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies
By: Kathleen Krull
Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes. Packed with anecdotes and sidebars, a timeline of the advancement of women’s rights, and humorous illustrations and portraits, Kathleen Krull’s introduction to the First Ladies of the United States brings vividly to life the women to hold the role as they paved the way for American women in times of change. Age Range: 10 - 13 years
Call Number: x973.099 Krull.K
Title: Presidents! (Truth or Lie? Step into Reading)
By: Erica Pearl
The Truth Sleuth guides readers through a series of truths (and lies) about American presidents. Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Call Number: x973.099 Perl.E
Title: So You Want to Be President?
By: Judith St. George
Published: 2000 (does not include recent presidents)
An illustrated celebration of America's presidents that shows the foibles, quirks, and humanity of the men who rose to one of the most powerful positions in the world. A Caldecott Winner!
Call Number: x973 Stgeo.J
Title: Weird but True Know-it-all: U. S. Presidents
By: Brianna DuMont
What's so weird about U.S. presidents? Plenty! Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was a great wrestler? That Ulysses S. Grant got a speeding ticket riding his horse--twice! Or that Benjamin Harrison was afraid of electricity? In this new single-subject Weird But True book, you'll have a blast learning that there's a lot of substance--and weirdness--in every president's past. Age Range: 9 and up.
Call Number: x973.099 U.S.
Title: Ellie May on President's Day
By: Hillary Homzie
Just how far will Ellie May go to be chosen as class flag leader during the exciting week leading up to Presidents' Day? Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Call Number: JChapter Homzi.H
Title: Mindy Kim Class President
By: Lyla Lee
It's time to pick a class president, and Mindy really wants to win--and she's basing her entire campaign on snacks and being kind, so how could she NOT be chosen? But here is one big thing that Mindy is not sure she can do--make a speech to her class about why she would be the best pick for president. Can Mindy face her fears and show the class--and herself--that she can be the best class president ever?
Call Number: JChapter Lee.L
Title: Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote
By: Andrea Beaty
Sofia is put in charge of overseeing a fair election for a class pet, but first the Questioneers must learn about elections and good journalism--and remember that being a community matters most. Includes facts about the Delano Grape Strike, presidential elections, journalism, and the importance of voting. This book is #4 in the Questioneers Chapter Book series that grew out of the popular picture books about Rosie Revere, Engineer! and Sofia Valdez, Future Prez!
Call Number: JChapter Beaty.A
Title: Who Is Barack Obama?
By: Roberta Edwards
Barack Obama made history as our first African-American president. This biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a bit longer and fuller life story than a picture book can share. Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Call Number: JSeries Who
Title: Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers
By: Michelle Obama
Published: 2021 (the young reader's edition)
This volume for young people is an honest and fascinating account of Michelle Obama's life. This memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life. Age Range: 10 and up!She shares her views on how all young people can help themselves as well as help others, no matter their status in life. Age Range: 10 and up!
Call Number: xBiog Obama.M Obama.M
Title: Grover Cleveland, Again! A treasury of American Presidents
By: Ken Burns
A gorgeous collection of American presidents filled with fun facts and sparkling with personality, from nonfiction master Ken Burns. (Does not include Donald Trump). Age Range: 10 and up!
Call Number: x973.099 Burns.K