February 15, 2016

Today We Celebrate Presidents

On the third Monday in February, the United States celebrates our President.  It's a day to remember and honor the 43 men who have served as Commander-in-Chief of this great nation over the last 225 years.  At Neill Library we have a variety of materials that will help you learn more about these men and the office of the president.

Why don't you try one of these Adult Non-Fiction titles:
Presidential Leadership: Rating the Best and the Worst in the White House by Taranto and Leo
Baptism by Fire: Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of Crisis by Updegrove
Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President: Wit and Wisdom from the Front Row at the White House by Thomas
To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders by Bailyn

Or you can try one of these Biographies:
George Washington: The Founding Father by Johnson
Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History by Brodie
The Lincoln Nobody Knows by Current
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography by Cooper

Or you can try one of these Memoirs:
An American Life by Reagan
A Charge to Keep: My Journey to the White House by Bush
Beyond the White House: Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope by Carter 
My Life by Clinton

For youth, check out one of these great Juvenile Non-Fiction titles:
Who Was George Washington? by Edwards
Thomas Jefferson: America's 3rd President by Nardo
Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator by Stevenson
Woodrow Wilson by Venezia
The Presidents by Davis
The President's Work: A Look at the Executive Branch by Landau

Or if you prefer to watch and learn check out one of these DVD's:
Washington the Warrior - DVD 973.3 Washing
Thomas Jefferson - DVD 923 Thomas
Abraham Lincoln - DVD 923 Lincoln
Woodrow Wilson - DVD 923 Wilson
The American President: An Office and its Powers - DVD 973.927 America #5

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