A Book List for President’s Day

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We’ve been reading books about Presidents and First Ladies over the past few weeks. It was our theme for January in our little reading challenge. You can read more about our yearly family reading challenge here and here. And I would absolutely encourage you to institute a form of reading challenge in your own home.

Since we read President books in January, I thought I’d give you a list that is just in time for President’s Day!

First up, I have a few series that I recommend, and then I’ve also listed some individual books, as well as books about specific presidents.

Series

Who Was series

Landmark Series

Childhood of Famous Americans series

Picture book biography by Adler

Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents by Venezia

For Kids Series by Brandon Marie Miller

Time for Kids Series

Multiple Presidents

Presidential Pets

Smart about the Presidents

New Big Book of US Presidents

Rush Revere and the Presidency

President Taft is Stuck in the Bath

Yo Millard Fillmore! (And All Those Other Presidents You Don’t Know)

Individual Presidents

George vs. George

Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

George Washington’s Teeth

George Washington’s Breakfast

Take the Lead George Washington

Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the True Story of an American Feud

Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library

Revolutionary John Adams

Dangerous Crossing: The Revolutionary Voyage of John Quincy Adams

Abe Lincoln the Boy who Loved books

Looking at Lincoln

Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers

The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

Teedie: The Story of Young Teddy Roosevelt

The Remarkable Rough Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America

Bully for You Teddy Roosevelt!

A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America

The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief

What are you reading this President’s Day?

I’m excited to read about some of the lesser-known presidents. Chester Arthur? Millard Fillmore? Hmmm, I don’t remember those from history class!

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