Synopses & Reviews
The seventh edition of a popular favorite, this digest-sized, easy-to-read book features summaries of each president and his term of office -- from George Washington to the president elected in 2008!
Hail to the chief! The highest title in the United States belongs to the president. Here, readers will learn about all the inspiring individuals who've occupied the Oval Office--from George Washington to the president elected in 2008! Chock full of information, this accessible book chronicles each president's life and times, and even highlights some funny anecdotes. The process of electing a president is clearly explained, as is the job of a president. Freshly updated for '09, the cover will feature the newly elected commander-in-chief!
About the Author
Author George Edward Sullivan was born on August 11, 1927, in Lowell, MA. Between 1945 and 1948, he was in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a journalist. He has written over 200 nonfiction books for children and young adults on a wide variety of topics. In 2005, his book BUILT TO LAST was honored with the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Sullivan is a member of PEN, Authors Guild, Authors League of America, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He lives in New York with his wife.