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Hardcover:

9780385387491, titled "Thomas Jefferson: President & Philosopher" | Crown Pub, September 9, 2014, cover price $19.99

Paperback:

9780385387521 | Yearling Books, September 20, 2016, cover price $12.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9780553556360, titled "Thomas Jefferson: President & Philosopher" | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, September 9, 2014), cover price $30.00

Library:

9780385387507, titled "Thomas Jefferson: President & Philosopher" | Crown Pub, September 9, 2014, cover price $22.99

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Paperback:

9780531217634 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $5.95

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9780531216811 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $23.00

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This title introduces readers to Barack Obama, the forty-forth and first African-American president of the United States. This engaging biography explores Obamas childhood, education, and early career. Readers learn how he overcame challenges and what inspired him to public service. The presidents first term accomplishments are reviewed, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to the elimination of Osama bin Laden and the end of the war in Iraq. Final chapters look forward to second-term goals including addressing climate change, equal rights, tax reform, and gun control. A timeline highlights President Obamas personal and professional journey, while hard-to-find photos and engaging text complete this up-close examination of this historic individual. A special section includes qualifications for the office of the presidency, the address to write President Obama, quick-reference table of all presidents and their terms, an explanation of the Electoral College process, the term of office, the jobs benefits and perks, a diagram of the branches of government, and the line of presidential succession. A list of cabinet members and a list of Supreme Court appointments are also included. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce terms, full-color and historic photographs, and primary source documents enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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9781680781113 | Big Buddy Books, August 15, 2016, cover price $29.93
9781617834929 | Checkerboard Library, December 30, 2013, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: This title introduces readers to Barack Obama, the forty-forth and first African-American president of the United States.

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9781508149507 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $10.00

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9781508149385 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25

Product Description: George W. Bush emerged from his fathers shadow and was elected U.S. president in 2000. With his victory, Bush became the first president since 1888 to be elected despite losing the popular vote. Readers examine his two terms and their many challenges, including the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001...read more
By Kenneth Zahensky (editor)

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9781680485264 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $33.90 | About this edition: George W.

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Product Description: Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was a man of contradictions. Jefferson penned the most stirring claim of the Declaration of Independence: "all men are created equal." Yet during his lifetime, Jefferson owned hundreds of enslaved African Americans...read more

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9781467779234 | Lerner Pub Group, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was a man of contradictions.

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Product Description: As Lincoln embarked on his presidency, the slaveholding states in the South left the Union, causing him to face the American Civil War. Lincoln's leadership and his written words continue to inspire Americans.

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9781467779258 | Lerner Pub Group, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: As Lincoln embarked on his presidency, the slaveholding states in the South left the Union, causing him to face the American Civil War.

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Product Description: You may know of Abraham Lincoln, but there is more to his story. Learn about life in the time that Lincoln lived, and how he impacted the U.S. Civil War.

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9781515724827 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $6.95

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9781515724742 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $25.32 | About this edition: You may know of Abraham Lincoln, but there is more to his story.

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Product Description: Grover Cleveland is the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, but what else do you know about our 22nd and 24th president? In this fascinating introduction, young readers will learn about Cleveland’s early life, his achievements as president, and the ways he is remembered today...read more

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9781944102678 | Bearport Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Grover Cleveland is the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, but what else do you know about our 22nd and 24th president?

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Product Description: Theodore Roosevelt was thrust into the presidency after William McKinley's assassination in 1901. He led the country into the Progressive Era, which meant stronger government controls over businesses and better protection of workers' rights, women, African Americans, and consumers...read more

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9781467779302 | Lerner Pub Group, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Theodore Roosevelt was thrust into the presidency after William McKinley's assassination in 1901.

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Product Description: In 1829 Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, the first who did not come from a wealthy, east coast family. Jackson led an adventurous some would say notorious life. More than any president before him, he sought to represent the voters at this time, only white men and the common people who, in his view, built and sustained the nation...read more

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9781467779265 | Lerner Pub Group, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: In 1829 Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, the first who did not come from a wealthy, east coast family.

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Product Description: You may know of George Washington, but there is more to his story. Learn about life in the time that Washington lived, and how he impacted the American Revolution.

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9781515724841 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $6.95

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9781515724766 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $25.32 | About this edition: You may know of George Washington, but there is more to his story.

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9781944102647 | Bearport Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $23.93

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Product Description: The instant New York Times bestseller that's perfect for President's Day!A gorgeous collection of American presidents filled with fun facts and sparkling with personality, from nonfiction master Ken Burns.   This special treasury from America's beloved documentarian Ken Burns brings the presidents to life for our nation's children...read more
By Gerald Kelley (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780385392099 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 12, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The instant New York Times bestseller that's perfect for President's Day!

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9780385392105 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 12, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The instant New York Times bestseller that's perfect for President's Day!

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Hardcover:

9780385753593 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 6, 2015, cover price $24.99

Paperback:

9780385753623 | Ember, July 12, 2016, cover price $15.99

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9780385753609 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 6, 2015, cover price $27.99

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Product Description: Learn more about the accomplishments of former US President and Georgia State Governor and Senator, Jimmy Carter, in this high-interest reader that connects to Georgia state studies. Jimmy Carter: For the People promotes social studies content literacy with this appropriately-leveled text and keeps students engaged with full-color illustrations and dynamic primary source documents...read more

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9781493825615 | Teacher Created Materials, July 1, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Learn more about the accomplishments of former US President and Georgia State Governor and Senator, Jimmy Carter, in this high-interest reader that connects to Georgia state studies.

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Product Description: President Abraham Lincoln grew up in a one-room log cabin. President John F. Kennedy was raised in the lap of luxury. One was a Republican and one a Democrat. They lived and served a hundred years apart. Yet they had a number of things in common...read more

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9780805099454 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, June 14, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: President Abraham Lincoln grew up in a one-room log cabin.

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By Christopher Eliopoulos (illustrator)

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9780525428480 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 6, 2016, cover price $12.99

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By Russell Freedman (not applicable)

Paperback:

9780544668270 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 8, 2016), cover price $10.99

School and Library:

9780547385624 | Clarion Books, June 19, 2012, cover price $18.99

Prebinding:

9780606379977 | Turtleback Books, March 8, 2016, cover price $22.10

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Poor Abraham Lincoln! His life was hardly fun at all. A country torn in two by war, citizens who didn’t like him as president, a homely appearance—what could there possibly be to laugh about? And yet he did laugh. Lincoln wasn’t just one of our greatest presidents. He was a comic storyteller and a person who could lighten a grim situation with a clever quip.      This unusual biography of Lincoln highlights his life and presidency, focusing on what made his sense of humor so distinctive—and so necessary to surviving his tough life and times.

Paperback:

9780544668287, titled "Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)" | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 8, 2016), cover price $6.99

Miscellaneous:

9780547487922, titled "Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (And the Country)" | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2010, cover price $17.00

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9780152066390, titled "Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)" | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Poor Abraham Lincoln!

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Product Description: From a small log cabin in Kentucky to the steps of the White House, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings to the very height of prominence and prestige. Leading America through the momentous events of the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the abolition of slavery, the story of "Honest Abe" is one that all children should know...read more
By Demi

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9781937786502 | Wisdom Tales, February 7, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From a small log cabin in Kentucky to the steps of the White House, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings to the very height of prominence and prestige.

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Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president, he needed great wisdom to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the Union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun demeanor and humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments. Filled with Lincoln's often humorous proverbs and witty cartoons by John O'Brien, this colorful book takes a thought-provoking look at Old Abe.
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Alan Schroeder

Paperback:

9780823435753 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | also contains Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-z

School and Library:

9780823424207 | Holiday House, January 1, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages.

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