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President’s Day Children’s Book List

Learn about President’s Day with these books for kids

Do you want to teach your kids about President’s Day with books that aren’t boring? This President’s Day children’s book list is sure to keep your children entertained as they learn about the holiday.

On President’s Day, use this list to pick out a great book to share with your kids and add it to your home library. You’ll see that I’ve sorted this educational and entertaining President’s Day children’s book list for by release date, age group, and more.

Keep reading to find the perfect book in time for President’s Day!

Where can I get these children’s President’s Day books?

My President’s Day book list for kids will cover my review of the book, where to find it, the date it hit the shelves, and the suggested age group.

These books especially perfect for any kid on President’s Day, because this list has a mix of fact books and fiction stories. I’ve got everything you need to know when you choose a book to buy, too!

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President’s Day books for kids ages 2-5+

1. The Story of the Presidents- Board Book (2022)

Introduce little ones to some of history’s greatest presidents with this informative board book. Through adorable illustrations and rhyming text, young readers will meet 14 American presidents, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden. Children will learn about the positive impacts of these leaders and get an idea of what it means to represent the nation—all during story time!

Image of The Story of the Presidents board book by Editors of Silver Dolphin Books. Posted on

2. This Little President: A Presidential Primer- Board Book (2016)

Now even the youngest patriots can learn about America’s presidential history with this bright and playful board book. Highlighting ten of the most memorable presidents, parents and presidents-in-training alike will love sharing this fun primer full of age-appropriate facts, leadership skills, and White House history.

Image of This Little President: A Presidential Primer board book by Joan Holub, with illustrations by Daniel Roode. Posted on

3. I am Kind: A Little Book About Abraham Lincoln (2019)

In the new board book format of this friendly, fun biography series, the story focuses on drawing inspiration from iconic heroes. It also includes an interactive element that young kids will be able to connect with. This volume tells the story of Abraham Lincoln, America’s sixteenth president.

Image of I am Kind: A Little Book About Abraham Lincoln board book by Brad Meltzer, with illustrations by Christopher Eliopoulos. Posted on


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    President’s Day books for kids ages 4-8+

    1. Duck for President (2004)

    When Duck gets tired of working for Farmer Brown, his political ambition eventually leads to his being elected President.

    Image of Duck for President by Doreen Cronin, with illustrations by Betsy Lewin. Posted on

    2. Grace for President (2012)

    When Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, she decides to run for school president. Book 1 in the Grace series by Kelly DiPucchio.

    Image of Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, with illustrations by LeUyen Pham. Posted on

    3. National Geographic Readers (Level 2): George Washington (2014)

    Learn all about George Washington, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the historians of tomorrow!

    Image of National Geographic's magazine for kids (level 2) George Washington bv Caroline Crosson Gilpin. Posted on's President's Day Children's Book List.

    4. Ellie May on President’s Day (2018)

    Ellie May really wants to be her second-grade class’s flag leader during the Pledge of Allegiance, however her enthusiasm and hyperactivity keep getting in the way (both in school and at home), but maybe learning everything about various presidents, dressing the part, or pleading her case will finally get her teacher to pick her, rather than the well-behaved Ava.

    Image of Ellie May on President's Day by Hillary Homzie, with illustrations by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Posted on's President's Day Children's Book List.

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    President’s Day books for kids ages 9-13+

    1. So You Want to Be President? (2004)

    An assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush.

    Image of So You Want to Be President by Judith St. George, with illustrations by David Small. Posted on

    2. Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents (2014)

    The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled with dyslexia. Teddy Roosevelt had a bedroom “museum” full of dead animals. “Kid Presidents” features 20 captivating true stories from the childhoods of American presidents, complete with lively text and more than 200 cartoon illustrations.

    Image of So You Want to Be President by Judith St. George, with illustrations by David Small. Posted on's President's Day Children's Book List.

    3. The Kid Who Ran for President (2000)

    With his friend as campaign manager and his former babysitter as running mate, twelve-year-old Judson Moon sets out to become President of the United States in book one of this chapter book series for President’s Day by Dan Gutman.

    Image of The Kid Who Ran for President by Dan Gutman. Posted on's President's Day Children's Book List.

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    Bonus! Who is Kid President?

    If you haven’t heard of Kid President: author, YouTuber, and general ray of sunshine, you’ll love Kid President’s book and his positive YouTube videos! Check out his video below, “How to Change the World (a Work in Progress)”.


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