President’s Day isn’t too far off! But honestly (Honest Abe, that is) we enjoy reading about the presidents any time of the year with these childrens books about presidents!
Through engaging stories, colorful illustrations, and fascinating facts, children’s books about presidents provide a fun and accessible way for children to learn about the history and government of the United States.
They offer a glimpse into the lives and legacies of some of the country’s most remarkable leaders, and inspire children to think critically about the role of government and the importance of civic engagement.
In addition to recommending books about presidents for kids,I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom President Unit Study ideas and resources to teach kids about all of our United States presidents!
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Learning about the history and politics of the United States can be an exciting and engaging experience for children, and books about presidents can help spark their interest in these subjects.
From George Washington to Joe Biden, children’s books about presidents offer a glimpse into the lives of some of the most influential leaders in American history.
Does your child have a favorite president? Mine has always been Teddy Roosevelt. The book The Camping Trip That Changed America just made me love him that much more.
This special treasury from America’s beloved documentarian Ken Burns brings the presidents to life for our nation’s children.
Each president is given a lushly illustrated spread with curated stories and information to give readers of all ages a comprehensive view of the varied and fascinating characters who have led our nation.
A must-have for Ken’s many fans, classrooms, and anyone who wishes to gain a greater understanding and appreciation for our country.
Filled with fun facts, trivia, and 30 puzzles, The Everything Kids’ Presidents Book introduces you to everyone from our first president, George Washington, to the man currently residing in the White House, George W. Bush.
Did George Washington really cut down his father’s cherry tree? Who was the last president to have facial hair? Which U.S. president had a country’s capital city named after him?
Learning about the people who shaped the history of our country has never been so much fun!
In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings’s childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many contradictions in Jefferson’s life and legacy.
Though Jefferson lived in a mansion, Hemings and his siblings lived in a single room.
While Jefferson doted on his white grandchildren, he never showed affection to his enslaved children.
Here is a profound and moving account of one family’s history, which is also America’s history.
This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include our forty-second president, George W. Bush.
Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-two men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world.
In this stunning addition to their acclaimed series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt take us beyond politics and photo opportunities, revealing the entertaining, complex, and very real lives of the presidents.
Other books focus on the historical achievements of those who have occupied our country’s highest office; Lives of the Presidents looks instead at their bad habits, silly nicknames, and strange pets.
Living in America’s most famous residence might seem glamorous at first — it’s the most fun place any kid could live!
Filled with wacky, weird, and wonderful stories, it shows what it’s like to call the president Dad (or Granddad or Uncle).
Find out what schools they went to, what mischief they caused, and what pets they had.
There are first-person accounts from letters and interviews, fascinating photos, original illustrations, and even a section that follows the children after they left the White House.
United States President Study Unit
In addition to recommending childrens books about presidents for kids,I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study ideas and resources to teach kids about all of our United States presidents! These unit study resources may contain affiliate links.