The following libguide presents informational resources provided by your local library and other reliable information found on the Internet:
The link above portrays presidents’ biographical resources available at your local library. Many of these resources include political and non-political information, including details regarding birth, accomplishments, spouses, and careers preceding their presidency.
Grolier Online - Kids
This online encyclopedia offers information concerning U.S. presidents, including presidents’ early life, political affiliation, presidency, and later life. Type a president’s name in the search box to find out more.
NoveList K-8 Plus
This resource lists many books related to U.S. presidents, not limited to timelines, interesting facts, personal lives, presidential philosophies, and responsibilities.
IPL2 Special Collections – Presidents of the United States
This is an introductory resource which is helpful in locating other resources about U.S. presidents. Some basic information is listed, including brief biographic, demographic, and historical information about each U.S. president.
The White House – The Presidents
This online resource presents information about all of the U.S. presidents from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first century. Some points are addressed including the historical background during each presidents’ term in office.
American Presidents – Life Portraits
This online portrait gallery includes artwork which depicts all of the U.S. presidents. Images can be enlarged to portray greater detail.
American President – Reference Resource
This resource includes categorized essays concerning various stages of the presidents’ lives, including life before becoming presidents, which includes some information about their childhoods, family and education. Presidents’ accomplishments are also conveyed concerning their decisions and influence on domestic and foreign affairs.
Social Studies for Kids – U.S. Presidents Links
Above is a resource which includes various facts about U.S. presidents. These facts relate to presidents’ salaries, previous careers, and religious affiliations. Additionally, historical documents and media resources are also offered on this website.