These books, guides, and cards offer interesting trivia and facts, engaging formats, and lively illustrations; a perfect combination to pique interest for hours of casual reading, followed by days of reciting trivia, and hopefully, years of knowledge about these important people in American history.
From his poor upbringing, his successful leadership and his assassination, Abraham Lincoln is one fascinating guy and the following books certainly do him justice. Each one is outstanding in its own right and they will all undoubtedly captivate their intended audiences.
Whatever your view of President Barak Obama, he has breathed new life into the iconic American wish, “When I grow up, I want to be president.” Not a blue blood or an actor or a gazillionaire, Obama has made the desire seem not so crazy.
If you want to inspire your little one, if your kid has a book report due, or if you just want to talk about some of the great men (yes, well, all men) who’ve led this country, there are loads of new books to choose from.
In simple-to-read sentences, My First Biography: Abraham Lincoln provides an overview of this great man. “A lot of people were surprised when Lincoln won. How could a man born in a log cabin be president?” It’s an art, really, to turn history into something understandable to a kindergartener. (Ages 3-5. Publisher: Scholastic Inc.)
Monday, February 15, is Presidents' Day. I've put together a list of three books that are very well suited. One about the First Family, another that lists all of the presidents—with biographical details, and one that is simply a lot of fun and includes wacky
Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
by Nikki Grimes (Author), Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (August 26, 2008)
Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope is an endearing book about hope, courage and one man's amazing
So, before I get started, I am a permanent resident of the US, and not a Citizen, therefore I am not eligible to vote in the upcoming presidential election. However, I am able to share my opinion on the children's books aimed at promoting