Sunday, February 13, 2011

Recent Children's Books about US Presidents & Their Famlies


Appelt, Kathi. 2005. Lady Bird’s Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America. Illustrated by Joy Fisher Hein. NY: Harper Collins.
Aylesworth, Jim. 2009. Our Abe Lincoln. Illustrated by Barbara McClintock. NY: Scholastic.
Barnes, Oeter. (2012). Woodrow Wilson: A Tale of Voting, Campaigns and Elections. Illustrated by Cheryl Barnes. Alexandria, VA: VSP Books.
Brown, Don. 2009. Teedie: The Story of Young Teddy Roosevelt. NY: Houghton Mifflin.

Cook, Michelle. 2009. Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack and the Pioneers of Change. Multiple Illustrators. NY: Bloomsbury.
Denenberg, Barry, 2008. Lincoln Shot: A President’s Life Remembered. Illustrated by Christopher Bing. NY: Feiwel & Friends.
Fleming, Candace, 2004. The Big Cheese: A True Tales of a Tremendous Cheddar. Illustrated by S.D. Schindler. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

From Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope. Illustrated by Bryan Collier.

Grimes. Nikki. 2008. Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. NY: Simon & Schuster.

Freedman, Russell. (2012). Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: Ths Story Behind an American Friendship. New York: Clarion Books.

Kalma, Maira. (2012). Looking at Lincoln. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books.

Krensky, Stephen. (2004). Dangerous Crossings: The Revolutionary Voyafe of John and John Quincy Adams. Illustrated by Greg Harlin. New York: Dutton.

Hopkinson, Deborah. 2009. First Family. Illustrated by Ag Ford. NY: Katherine Tegen Books.
Krull, Kathleen. 2011. Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame, (And What the Neighbors thought). NY: Houghton Mifflin (Ebook).
Krull, Kathleen. 2010. The Brothers Kennedy: John, Robert, Edward. Illustrated by Amy June Bates. NY: Simon & Schuster.
Krull, Kathleen. 2010. Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country). Illustrated by Paul Brewer and Stacy Innerst. NY: Harcourt.
Krull, Kathleen. 2010. A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America. Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. NY: Knopf.
Krull, Kathleen. 2008. Hillary Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight.  Illustrated by Amy June Bates. NY: Simon & Schuster.
McCullough, Noah 2009. First Kids: The True Story of All the President’s Children. NY: Scholastic.
From: Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out.
N.C.B.L.A. 2010. Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick. (More than 100 illustrators contributed to this 250+ page volume).
Obama, Barack. 2010. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters. Illustrated by Loren Long. NY: Knopf.
Obama, Barack. 2009. Our Enduring Spirit: President Barack Obama’s First Words to America. Illustrated by Greg Ruth. NY: Harper Collins.
Piven, Hanoch. 2004. What Presidents Are Made Of. NY: Antheneum.
Rappaport, Doreen. 2010. Jack’s Path of Courage: The Life of John F. Kennedy. Illustrated by Matt Tavares. NY: Hyperion.
From Eleanor, Quiet No More. Illustrated by Gary Kelley.
Rappaport, Doreen. 2009. Eleanor, Quiet No More. Illustrated by Gary Kelley. NY Hyperion.
Rappaport, Doreen. 2008. Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. NY Hyperion.
Sandler, Martin W. 2011. Kennedy through the Lens: How Photography and Television Revealed and Shaped an Extraordinary Leader. NY: Walker Books.
Schanzer, Rosalyn. 2007. George vs. George: The American Revolution from Both Sides. Washington DC: National Geographic.
Thomson, Sarah. 2008. What Lincoln Said. Illustrated by James Ransome. NY: Collins.
Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth. 2008. First Dog Fala. Illustrated by Michael Montgomery.  Peachtree Publishers.
Wadsworth, Ginger. 2009. Camping with the President. Illustrated by Karen Dugan. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek Books.
Winters, Kay. 2006. Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Words. Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. NY: Aladdin.
Weatherford, Carole Boston. 2010. Obama: Only in America. Illustrated by Robert Barrett. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children's Books.
Weatherford, Carole Boston. 2010. Michelle Obama: First Mom. Illustrated by Robert Barrett. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children's Books.

 

 

 

 


Wells, Rosemary. (2011). Lincoln and His Boys. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.

 

Detail From First Dog Fala, Illustrated by Michael Montgomery.

 


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