Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency
- By Ann Bausum
- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Ages: 10 and up
- Grades: 5 and up
In this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference book, the presidents' stories are presented in chronological order. It features comprehensive profiles of the former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events that occurred during their terms. The conversational text is clearly written and full of interesting facts about the men's personal lives, humorous incidents, political backgrounds, records, struggles, battles, and successes, enlivened with memorable quotes. Interspersed throughout are thematic spreads that cover topics from the history of voting rights to writing a presidential letter. A chart of presidential election results from 1789 to the present, a detailed index, a resource guide with web and book materials, and an extensive bibliography complete the volume.
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