Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen KrullLives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull

Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought)

byKathleen KrullIllustratorKathryn Hewitt

Hardcover | January 3, 2011

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Every U.S. president is the focus of public scrutiny, but how well do we know these men? What kind of fathers do presidents make? Husbands? Neighbors? 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. Every president-from George Washington to Barack Obama-is included, with an emphasis on those who have had the greatest impact on history. Discover their high points, low points, and the times in between. 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.
Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young people, including Lives of the Explorers, Lives of the Musicians, and all other books in this popular series illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. She is also the author of Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, illustrated by Yuyi Morales, as well...
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Title:Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought)Format:HardcoverDimensions:104 pages, 10.25 × 8.5 × 0.51 inPublished:January 3, 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547498098

ISBN - 13:9780547498096

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