United States Presidents

Introduction

Need to find information on one of our presidents? This pathfinder will help you find information in the library and online.

Books

To find books on this subject, check out our nonfiction section under the call numbers 324.6, 973, and the Biography area.

 

 

Online Reference Sources

Kids Search (up to 5th grade) - Search using the name of the president you are researching.

Student Research Center (5th grade and up) - Search using the name of the president you are researching.

Gale Discovering Collection - At the "Enter a Search Term" box type in your president's name.

American History - Covers American history from 1350 to the present with primary and secondary sources, biographies, e-books and teacher resources.

 

 

 

Internet Links

The White House -  Kids
http://www.whitehouse.gov/?WH/kids/html/home.html
White house pets, presidents, and first ladies plus games and videos about the White House.

National Archives Presidential Libraries Site
http://www.archives.gov/presidential-libraries/
Presidential Library links. Access any of the twelve presidential library websites and get more information about the presidents..

Meet the Presidents
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/presidents/
White House web site where you can find information on the presidents.

American Presidents Life Portraits
http://www.americanpresidents.org/
Sponsored by C-Span, site features biographies, facts, video and sound clips, along with text of speeches and addresses.

Internet Public Library - POTUS 
(Presidents of the United States)
Below are listed the presidents as found on the POTUS site above. Excellent site for biographical information.

Barack Hussein Obama, 2009-