The Buck Stops Here: The Presidents of the United States  -     By: Alice Provensen
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The Buck Stops Here: The Presidents of the United States

Viking / 2010 / Hardcover

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With a short couplet for each president that succinctly weaves together the stories of 44 United States presidents, this deceptively simple book manages to work in the major events that occurred during the entire history of the US. Intricate illustrations tell the story of each presidency, with labels, dates, and symbols seamlessly integrated each scene. Filled with the fascinating details, The Buck Stops Here provides a personal look at the presidents that, due to the rhyming text, makes them exceptionally easy to remember. End notes in the back. Updated through Obama. Hardcover with dust jacket. Reinforced binding. Ages 8 & up. 20th anniversary edition.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 64
Vendor: Viking
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 11.00 X 11.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0670012521
ISBN-13: 9780670012527
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/25/14.
Ages: 8-12

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Publisher's Description

This rich pageant of the American presidents is the culmination of award-winning author-illustrator Alice Provensen's distinguished career. Using detailed vignettes that capture each era, witty couplets, and extensive factual material, Provensen takes readers on a journey from George Washington through Barack Obama. Newly updated, this twentieth anniversary edition is a treasure trove of American history.

Author Bio

Alice Provensen and her husband, Martin, won the Caldecott Medal for The Glorious Flight. She currently lives in San Clemente, California.

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    This book is very misleading to children.
    April 26, 2012
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    Virginia
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 1
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    One of my students at my school gave me this book out of the media center and said "I didn't know President Obama was a slave" If you ever get a chance to view this book President Obama picture is TOTALLY different from the other Presidents. I have provided some example pictures below. The other presidents are in nice suits and looking very professional and presidential. The author ALICE PROVENSEN made President Obama in a white cotton shirt with no tie and some brown khaki pants and some shoes that look like some potato bags. It appears that he is sitting on the side of a porch. The first lady and his children are dressed in rags and they are standing in front of a garden with the white house to there backs. They look like they are on a slave plantation. This book points out ALL the negative about the US presidents. If this is a children book it needs to be positive not negative. This book has been pulled from our collection. We are not up lifting camouflaged negativity of author personal views.
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