Editorial Review

A noteworthy review of The United States Presidents from Children's Bookwatch on December 1, 2020

Cover: George Washington: Our 1st President

‘The United States Presidents’ is a new forty-four volume series from The Child’s World that individually showcases each American president from George Washinton to Donald J. Trump. This impressively informative series for young readers ages 8-12 chronicles the lives of our nation’s leaders, including some of the most famous figures in American history. Each individual 48 page biography tells the fascinating story of a single president, from childhood and early life to the presidency and beyond. Additional sections explain the branches of government, the Electoral College, the White House, and the various presidential perks. Exploring the lives and times of our presidents gives readers an inside look at the personalities, key developments, and important events that have shaped our nation’s history. Each volume features full color and historical photographs, detailed maps, informative sidebars, a phonetic glossary, as well as facts, presidential perks, sources for further research, and thematically relevant websites. Of special note is the inclusion information on the Electoral College, the White House, and the 3 branches of government. While each volume can be obtained individually ($39.95 List / $24.95 S/L), elementary school and community libraries are advised to acquire the entire set for the benefit of their students and young patrons ($1757.80 List / $1097.80).

—James A. Cox

Products Reviewed

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Abraham Lincoln: Our 16th President
Andrew Jackson: Our 7th President
Andrew Johnson: Our 17th President
Barack Obama: Our 44th President
Benjamin Harrison: Our 23rd President
Calvin Coolidge: Our 30th President
Chester A. Arthur: Our 21st President
Donald Trump: Our 45th President 6.6
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Our 34th President
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Our 32nd President
Franklin Pierce: Our 14th President
George H. W. Bush: Our 41st President

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