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The Constitution

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471361

Did you know the U.S. Constitution doesn't include the word democracy? Or that it took 10 long months to ratify? How about how much the clerk who handwrote the original copy of the Constitution was paid? (It was $30, by the way.) Find out all the extreme history behind one of our nation's most important documents.

The Declaration of Independence

Marcia Abramson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471347

Everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. But did you know that it took until July 9th for General George Washington to get his hands on it? Explore the extreme history of our nation's birth certificate.

The Presidents

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471354

Abraham Lincoln wore size 14 shoes, Thomas Jefferson spoke 6 different languages, and Barack Obama converted the White House tennis courts to a basketball court. Dive into all the extreme facts you never know about the presidents of the United States in this zany book.

The White House

Campbell Collison (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647471378

Over the years, U.S. presidents have lived in the President's Palace, the Executive Mansion, and the President's House. What about the White House, you may wonder? Well, it's the same building! But this iconic landmark wasn't given its current name until 1901. What else is there to learn about the White House? Read this book to find out!

Vice President

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919649

The vice president is second-in-command to the president of the United States! This important leader has many duties, including taking over the role of the president! In this book, beginning readers will discover what this important job is all about through leveled text and interesting photos. Special features highlight how the vice president works with other branches of government, outline the requirements for the job, and ask readers a question.

The Supreme Court

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919632

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the land! The nine Supreme Court justices study the Constitution to make sure laws are fair. Their rulings guide all other courts throughout the United States. In this title, leveled text and interesting photos introduce beginning readers to the nation’s highest court. Added features show how the branches of government work together, outline the requirements for the job, and ask readers to answer a thought-provoking question.

The Senate

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919625

The Senate is a part of Congress that has 100 members. Every state elects two senators to represent its people. In this title, leveled text and matching photos show beginning readers what the Senate is, what Senators do, and why these congresspeople have such an important job. Added features show how the branches of government work together, outline the requirements for the job, and ask readers to answer a thought-provoking question.

President

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919618

The president is the leader of the United States! This person is tasked with making important decisions for the nation. In this text, leveled text and relevant photos introduce beginning readers to the basics about the duties of this civil servant. Special features include a job requirements graphic, a chart showing the branches of government, and a question for readers to consider.

Judges

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919526

Order in the court! The judge settles the argument. Time for the next case! This book for beginning readers uses leveled text and bright photos to introduce the important work of judges. Readers will learn what judges do, where judges work, and what it takes to be a good judge. Additional features such as a skills graphic, a gear graphic, and a picture glossary add even more to this interesting title!

The House of Representatives

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919601

The House of Representatives is an important branch of Congress. Its 435 members represent the people of the United States! The pages of this low-level title for beginning readers define this part of government, outline its important duties, and sum up why representatives are important to the community. Features highlight job requirements, how parts of government work together, and a question for readers to consider.

Truth and Honor: The President Ford Story

Lindsey McDivitt (author) Matt Faulkner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167469

When Gerald Ford became president after the turmoil of the early 70s, Americans were ready for an honest, hardworking politician. And that is just what they got with President Ford. He was a man of integrity and honesty, who cared deeply about all Americans. His life, tougher than some and filled with character-building lessons, had prepared him for the job--from his childhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan to his days on the University of Michigan football team and in the Navy to his many years representing the Great Lakes State in congress. In Truth and Honor learn what made Gerald Ford the right man for the job. Backmatter includes a letter from the Ford family and a timeline.

Thomas Jefferson: Our 3rd President

Elizabeth Sirimarco (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847170

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing Jefferson's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the third president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

The White House

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846364

Learn about the home of the presidents of the United States, how it was built, its history, and the changes it has undergone. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Theodore Roosevelt: Our 26th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847163

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Our 19th President

Sandra Francis (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847156

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847149

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the fortieth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Richard M. Nixon: Our 37th President

Ann Graham Gaines (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847132

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Richard M. Nixon, thirty-seventh president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Political Parties

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846357

Learn how about the United States' two main political parties: the Democrats and the Republicans. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Our Founding Fathers

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846340

Learn about the men who played the most important roles in the founding of the United States government, from George Washington and Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Modern Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847286

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how modern spies are operating today. Learn about the tools that governments are using to spy on other countries, and how spies such as Edward Snowden and Maria Butina risked their freedom to find and steal secrets. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Millard Fillmore: Our 13th President

Gerry Souter, Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847125

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Martin Van Buren: Our 8th President

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847118

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

Lyndon Baines Johnson: Our 36th President

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847101

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childhood, his career, his family, and his term as the thirty-sixth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John Tyler: Our 10th President

Steven Ferry (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847095

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and term of John Tyler, tenth president of the United States. Includes a table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.

John Quincy Adams: Our 6th President

Gerry Souter, Janet Souter (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847088

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 table of contents, time line, phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and detailed captions and sidebars to aid in comprehension.