One of the best ways for young children to learn about different holidays is through books. Actually, you can learn just about anything through books. Below you’ll find 15 great books for President’s Day for kids.
Presidents’ Day – A class puts on a President’s Day play to celebrate the holiday in this cute story.
Smart About the Presidents – Kids will love discovering the floor plan of the White House, a list of presidential perks, and lots of interesting info about all the presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama. Each page is jam-packed with trivia, fun facts, and information on the historical events of each presidency.
Celebrating Presidents’ Day – This informational book explains the meaning behind Presidents’ Day and about the role of a president.
P is for President – Being President of the United States is a big job —he biggest job in all of America! Follow the president as he or she campaigns, runs, moves into the White House, and works to fix problems. Learn about historically significant presidents along the way, and see what it takes to be president.
Ellie May on Presidents’ Day – Quirky and funny, second-grader Ellie May enjoys learning about US presidents. But she absolutely loves the idea of being class flag leader during the week before Presidents’ Day. Tired of not being chosen to hold the flag, she makes it her mission to finally get picked
1000 Facts About the White House – Go behind the scenes to get a 360-degree view of America’s most famous president’s residence, from how it was built in 1792 and the fire of 1812, to today’s state dinners, celebrations, celebrity pets, and more. Discover through 1,000 fun-to-read facts what it’s like to live and work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the quirky rules of the house and how the Secret Service keeps it safe.
George Washington: The First President – The life of George Washington is introduced in this early reader biography. After General Washington led the American colonists to victory in the Revolutionary War, everyone thought he should become the first president of the United States.
Smart About the First Ladies – For every president, there has been a first lady, sometimes two. Who were these women? How has the job of First Lady (unpaid and unelected) changed over time?
My Little Golden Book About Abraham Lincoln – Bright pictures and a simple story capture the essence of one of our most popular presidents. Little ones will enjoy key anecdotes about Lincoln, beginning with young Abe’s love of reading. Fun facts at the end round out this nonfiction book full of Little Golden Book charm.
My Little Golden Book About George Washington – Bright, appealing artwork and simple words introduce the youngest readers to our first president with engaging anecdotes, beginning with how young George liked to study and ride his horse.
True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents – Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, and other presidents-to-be faced kid-sized problems growing up in America.
A Time Book for Kids: Presidents of the United States – TIME For Kids presents a complete overview of our nation’s chief executives from George Washington to the newly elected 45th president!
President Taft is Stuck in the Bath – Inspired by a true anecdote, this larger-than-life tale of a presidential mishap is brimming with humor and over-the-top illustrations.
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