I Grew Up to Be President

by Laurie Calkhoven, illustrated by Rebecca Zomchek


Scholastic Paperbacks
December 2011


Non-Fiction
Ages 6 – 9 . Grades 1 – 4

Library of Congress: N/A


Lexile measure: NC1180L

DRA: 40

Guided Reading: S


Discover how each of these little rascals grew up to become commander-in-chief--now that's an executive order!

From George Washington to Barack Obama, this child's is a child's perfect introduction to all of the U.S. Presidents. On every spread, readers will learn about the Presidents' childhoods, families, careers, accomplishments in office, and life after the White House. Famous quotes, major events, and fun facts are all included. With simple text and full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, every parent, teacher, and child will want this essential reference for their bookshelf.
Laurie Calkhoven

Laurie Calkhoven is a children's writer and editor living in New York City. She has written many historical children's books including George Washington: An American Life and Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom. You can visit her at www.lauriecalkhoven.com.
Rebecca Zomchek

Rebecca Zomchek, anaward winning illustrator, graduated with a BFA in Illustration, Summa Cum Laude with Honors, from Syracuse University. Rebecca lives in New York City, but you can visit her at www.rzillustration.com.

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$8.99

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ISBN: 9780545331524

96pp. | 8-½ x 11