Bibliography, Preschool & Ages 4-8 yrs.

Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw Barnes. Woodrow for President. A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Elections. (VSP Books, Alexandria, VA, 1999) 4-8 yrs.

Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw Barns. Woodrow, the White House Mouse. (VSP Books, Alexandria, VA, 1998) 4-8 yrs.

Coulter, Laurie. When John & Caroline lived in the White House. (Hyperion Books for Children, New York, NY, 2000) All ages.

Fleming, Candace. A Big Cheese for the White House. The True Tale of A Tremendous Cheddar. (DK Publishing, Inc., New York, NY, 1999) 4-8 yrs.

Griest, Lisa. Lost at the White House: A 1909 Easter Story. (Carolrhoda Press, 1994) 4-8 yrs.

Hample, Stuart, editor. Dear Mr. President. (Workman Publishing, New York, 1993) All ages.

Hines, Gary. A Christmas Tree in the White House. (Henry Holt & Co., New York, New York, 1998) 4-8 yrs.

Muntean, Michaela. I Want to Be President. Featuring Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets. (Random House, New York, NY, 2000) Preschool.

Robb, Don. Hail to the Chief: The American Presidency. (Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown, MA, 2000) 4-8 yrs.

Stier, Catherine. If I Were President. (Albert Whitman & Co., New York, NY, 1999) 4-8 yrs.

Waters, Kate. The Story of the White House. (Scholastic, Inc., New York, NY, 1995) 4-8 yrs. Available in Spanish.

Bibliography, Ages 9-12 yr & Young Adult

Blue, Rose. Corinne J. Naden (Contributor). The White House Kids. (Millbrook Press, 1995) 9-12 yrs.

Debnam, Betty. A Kid's Guide to the White House. (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1997) 9-12 yrs.

Harness, Cheryl. Ghosts of the White House. (Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1998) 9-12 yrs.

Jones, Rebecca C. The President Has Been Shot: True Stories of the Attacks on Ten U.S. Presidents. (Penguin Putnam, Inc., New York, NY, 1998) 9-12 yrs.

Karr, Kathleen. It Happened in the White House: Extraordinary Tales from America's Most Famous Home. (Hyperion Press, New York, NY, 2000). 9-12 yrs.

Karr, Kathleen. Lives of the Presidents. Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought). (Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, NY, 1998) 9-12 yrs.

McNamara, Kevin J. The Presidency (Your Government: How it Works). (Chelsea House Publishers, 2000).

Morris, Juddi. At Home with the Presidents. (John Wiley & Sons, 1999) 9-12 yrs.

Nelson, Ray, Doublas Kelly, Ben Adams, Mike McLane. Wooden Teeth, Jelly Beans. The Tupperman Files. (Flying Rhinoceros, Portland, OR, 1995) 9-12 yrs.

Pascoe, Elaine. First Facts About the Presidents (First Facts). (Blackbirch Marketing, 1996). 9-12 yrs.

Phillips, Louis. Ask Me Anything about the Presidents. (Camelot, 1994) 9-12 yrs.

Presidents. (Dorling Kindersley Eyewitmess Books, In association with the Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY, 2000) 9-12 yrs, young adult.

Provensen, Alice. The Buck Stops Here:  The Presidents of the United States. (Harcourt Brace, New York, NY, 1997) 9-12 yrs.

Rubel, David. Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times. (Scolastic, Inc., New York, NY, 1994) 9-12 yrs.

St. George, Judith. So You Want to Be President? (Philomel Books, New York, NY, 2000) 9-12 yrs.

Sullivan, George. Presidents at Play. (Walker & Co., 1995) Young Adult.




Companion to the new National Museum of American History exhibition The American Presidency:



Bunch, Lonnie G. III, Spencer R. Crew, Mark G. Hirsch, and Harry Rubenstein, with an introduction by Richard Norton Smith. The American Presidency. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

The Foundations:

Brinkley, Alan and Davis Dyer, editors. The Reader's Companion to the American Presidency (Reader's Companion Series). New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

Burke, John P. Institutional Presidency: Organizing and Managing the White House from FDR to Clinton (Interpreting American Politics Series). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Ellis, Richard J., editor. Founding the American Presidency. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

Foley, Michael and John E. Owens. Congress and the Presidency: Institutional Politics in a Separated System. New York, NY: Manchester University Press, 1997.

Genovese, Michael A. and Thomas E Cronin. The Paradoxes of the American Presidency. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Greenstein, Fred I. The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Clinton. New York, NY: The Free Press, 2000.

Ketcham, Ralph. Presidents above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

Landy, Marc Karnis and Sidney M. Milkis. Presidential Greatness. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

McDonald, Forrest. The American Presidency: An Intellectual History. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1994.

McPherson, James M. and David Rubel, editors. To the Best of My Ability: The American Presidents. New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2000.

Milkis, Sidney M. and Michael Nelson. The American Presidency: Origins and Development 1776-1998. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1999.

Nelson, Michael, editor. The Evolving Presidency: Addresses, Cases, Essays, Letters, Reports, Resolutions, Transcripts, and Other Landmark Documents, 1787-1998. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1998.

Nelson, Michael, editor. The Presidency and the Political System. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2000.

Riccards, Michael P. The Ferocious Engine of Democracy: A History of the American Presidency: From the Origins Through William McKinley. Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1998.

Riccards, Michael P. The Ferocious Engine of Democracy: A History of the American Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt Through George Bush. Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1998.

Rose, Gary L. The American Presidency under Siege. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1997.

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. Imperial Presidency. Bridgewater, NJ: Replica Books, 1998.

Walch, Timothy, editor. At the President's Side: The Vice Presidency in the Twentieth Century. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1997.

Warshaw, Shirley Anne. The Domestic Presidency: Policy Making in the White House. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1996.

Wetterau, Bruce. Congressional Quarterly's Desk Reference on the Presidency. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2000.

The Campaign Trail:

Campbell, James E. The American Campaign: U. S. Presidential Campaigns and the National Vote. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2000.

Congressional Quarterly. National Party Conventions: 1831-2000. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2000.

Cornog, Evan and Richard Whelan. Hats in the Ring: An Illustrated History of American Presidential Campaigns. New York, NY: Random House, 2000.

Ellis, Richard J. Speaking to the People: The Rhetorical Presidency in Historical Perspective. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.

Gelderman, Carol. All the Presidents' Words: The Bully Pulpit and the Creation of the Virtual Presidency. New York, NY: Walker & Co., 1997.

Hart, Roderick P. Campaign Talk. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Jones, Charles O. Passages to the Presidency: From Campaigning to Governing. Washington, DC: Brookings Institute, 1998.

Kendall, Kathleen E. Communication in the Presidential Primaries: Candidates and the Media, 1912-2000. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000.

Koplinski, Brad. Hats In The Ring: Conversations with Presidential Candidates. North Bethesda, MD: Presidential Publishing, 2000.

Morreale, Joanne. The Presidential Campaign Film. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.

Popkin, Samuel L. The Reasoning Voter: Communication and Persuasion in Presidential Campaigns. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Schantz, Harvey L., editor. American Presidential Elections: Process, Policy, and Political Change. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Schroeder, Alan. Presidential Debates. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier and Fred L. Israel, editors. Running for President: The Candidates and Their Images: 1900-1992. New York, NY: MacMillan Library Reference, 1994.

Troy, Gil. See How They Ran: The Changing Role of the Presidential Candidate. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Life and Death in the White House:

Abbott, James A. and Elaine M. Rice. Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Anthony, Carl Sferrazza. America's First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White House. New York, NY: Touchstone Books, 2000.

Anthony, Carl Sferrazza. First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power, 1789-1961. New York, NY: Quill, 1992.

Anthony, Carl Sferrazza. First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power 1961-1990. New York, NY: Quill, 1993.

Diller, Daniel C. C. and Stephen L. Robertson. Presidents, First Ladies, and Vice Presidents: White House Biographies, 1789-2001. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2000.

Garrett, Wendell, editor. Our Changing White House. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 1995.

Gilbert, Robert E. The Mortal Presidency: Illness and Anguish in the White House. New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 1998.

Gould, Lewis L., editor. American First Ladies: Their Lives and Their Legacy. New York, NY: Garland Publishing, 1996.

Klapthor, Margaret Brown. Official White House China: 1789 to the Present. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1999.

Lamb, Brian. Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb?: A Tour of Presidential Gravesites.Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Monkman, Betty C. The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families. New York, NY: Abbeville Press, 2000.

Seale, William. The President's House: A History. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1992.

Smith, Richard Norton and Timothy Walch, editors. Farewell to the Chief: Former Presidents in American Public Life. Worland, WY: High Plains Publishing Co., 1990.

Whitcomb, John and Claire Whitcomb. Real Life at the White House: 200 Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence. New York, NY: Routledge, 2000.

Communicating The Presidency:

Dunn, Charles W. The Scarlet Thread of Scandal: Morality and the American Presidency. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999.

Hacker, Kenneth L., editor. Candidate Images in Presidential Elections. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.

Jamieson, Kathleen H. Packaging the Presidency: A History and Criticism of Presidential Campaign Advertising. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Liebovich, Louis. The Press and the Modern Presidency. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998.

Maltese, John A. Spin Control: The White House Office of Communications and the Management of Presidential News. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1994.

McClendon, Sarah and Jules Minton. Mr. President, Mr. President!: My Fifty Years of Covering the White House. Los Angeles, CA: General Publishing Group, 1996. OUT OF PRINT

Nelson, W. Dale. Who Speaks for the President?: The White House Press Secretary from Cleveland to Clinton. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

Plissner, Martin. The Control Room: How Television Calls the Shots in Presidential Elections. New York, NY: Free Press, 1999.

Ponder, Stephen. Managing the Press: Origins of the Media Presidency, 1897-1933. New York, NY: St. Martins Press, 1999.

Silverman, Robert A. and Edwin Diamond. White House to Your House: Media and Politics in Virtual America. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1997.

Thomas, Helen. Front Row at the White House: My Life and Times. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Woodward, Bob. Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate 1974-1999. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000.