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Monday, May 18, 2015

Books of the Week, May 18

Elementary - Weird-But-True Facts about U. S. Presidents by Arnold Ringstad
Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about America's presidents, including presidential firsts, White House trivia, and presidential hobbies.
973.09 RIN @ the Library

Middle School - U. S. Presidents: The Oval Office All-Stars! by Simon Basher
Profiles the presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama, and includes facts and trivia about each president, including major achievements and personality quirks.
973.09 BAS @ the Library

High School - When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences by Eric Alterman
Examines four key lies told by American presidents in the postwar period, explaining why presidents choose to lie about the Yalta conference, the Cuban Missle Crisis, the Gulf of Tonkin incident, and the Central American wars of the 1980s, and how those lies impacted the American people.
327.73 ALT @ the Library

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