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James Madison

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540395

Though he was soft-spoken and small in stature, James Madison had a keen intelligence and a deep passion for his country. A co-writer of the Constitution, Madison also deftly guided the young United States through the War of 1812. Learn about his journey from sickly youth to fourth president of the United States inside.

John F. Kennedy

Judith E. Harper (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540692

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John F. Kennedy, thirty-fifth president of the United States.

John Quincy Adams

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540418

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the sixth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

James K. Polk

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540463

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States.

James Monroe

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540401

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Monroe's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fifth president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

John Adams

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540371

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Adams's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the second president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

James Buchanan

Gerry and Janet Souter (authors)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540500

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States.

Herbert Hoover

Gerry and Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540654

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Herbert Hoover, thirty-first president of the United States.

George Washington

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540364

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Washington's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the first president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

George Bush

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540753

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of George Herbert Walker Bush, forty-first president of the United States.

Gerald R. Ford

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540722

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Gerald R. Ford, thirty-eighth president of the United States.

George W. Bush

Michael Burgan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540777

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of George W. Bush, forty-third president of the United States.

Frederick Douglass

John Passaro (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542016

Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass was struck by the unfairness and cruelty of slave life and escaped as a young man to the North. A skilled speaker and writer of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Douglass became a fierce fighter for the end of slavery and later led the early civil rights movement.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540661

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Franklin D. Roosevelt, thirty-second president of the United States.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sarah Hansen (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540685

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Dwight D. Eisenhower, thirty-fourth president of the United States.

Condoleezza Rice

Kevin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541972

As an influential leader in U.S. politics, Condoleezza Rice became one of the foremost authorities on the Soviet Union during the Cold War and served in advisory roles for two presidents. Her intelligence and drive led her to one of the highest-ranking jobs in the White House, secretary of state.

Chester A. Arthur

Carol Brunelli (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540562

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the twenty-first president of the United States. Includes a time line and glossary.

Calvin Coolidge

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540647

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Calvin Coolidge, thirtieth president of the United States.

Benjamin Banneker

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541934

Eighteenth-century inventor and astronomer Benjamin Banneker was widely known and respected in his time. Most of what he knew, he taught himself. His letter to Thomas Jefferson asked the future president to reconsider his racial prejudices. Later, abolitionists would use Banneker as proof that people of any race can be equally intelligent.

Benjamin Harrison

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540586

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Benjamin Harrison, twenty-third president of the United States.

Barack Obama

Catherine Nichols (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234393

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and election of Barack Obama, forty-fourth president of the United States.

Andrew Jackson

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540425

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States.

Andrew Johnson

Judith E. Harper (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540524

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Andrew Johnson, seventeenth president of the United States.

Abraham Lincoln

Sarah Hansen (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540517

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States.