Synopses & Reviews
Up to Date for 2008!
This is the perfect introduction for young readers to the lives and times of Americas 43 most influential leaders. Just as the new president is inaugurated, readers can easily relive the course of American history through a detailed timeline, more than 50 vivid photographs and illustrations, information about each presidents term in office, and the major political issues of each era. Quick-reference sidebars provide brief summaries of the major events and important people who emerged during each presidential term. Famous quotes and fun facts about each president ensure that this perennial favorite continues to be an entertaining and enlightening addition to any childs library.
A completely new version of this perennial childhood favorite combines presidential portraits from the National Portrait Gallery with fun, engrossing text written by two historians. A continuous timeline flowing through the book notes milestones in literature, invention, and politics within each president's tenure. Illustrations & photos.
About the Author
received his BA in history from the University of Washington, his MA in history from Ohio University, and his PhD at Temple University. He lives in New York City.
Marc Frey received his BA in history from Duke University, and both his MA and his PhD in History from Temple University. He lives in Potomac, MD.