So you want to be President?

find out if you have the ego, bankroll, and moral "flexibility" to become the most powerful person in the world by Warner, John

Publisher: TOW Books in Cincinnati, Ohio

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 700
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Subjects:

  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- Humor

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby John Warner.
GenreHumor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6231.P693 W37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24058550M
ISBN 109781582975191
LC Control Number2007047211

Get this from a library! So you want to be president?. [Judith St George; David Small] -- Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton. In my last post about the odd and enduring picture book legacy of former U.S. President William H. Taft, I mentioned the Caldecott-winning picture book So You Want to be President?, written by Judith St. George and illustrated by David is seriously one of the best nonfiction picture books about American history that I’ve ever read and, with the U.S. President Election rapidly. So You Want to Be President? (Caldecott Medal Book) has 1 reviews and 2 ratings. Reviewer iamrobot wrote: This book is about what presidents are like and what might help you become one. This book also tells you what are some good things about president and some bad things about president.4/5(2). So You Want to Be President? by Judith St George starting at $ So You Want to Be President? has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Judith St. George's charming book, ''So You Want to Be President?,'' offers a much more effective method of prompting young people's curiosity about politics. With David Small's amusing drawings of presidents past and present, it takes the reader on a chatty tour, introducing characteristics of all 41 chief executives from a child's point of view. So You Want to be President, is a great informational book about the life of the President of the United States. The book talks about all the different presidents that we have had, except for Obama and our current president/5(). Winner of the Caldecott Medal for David Small’s expressive and extremely funny illustrations, So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George (revised in ) explores the backgrounds and personal characteristics of our nation’s presidents. Using telling details and fascinating quotes, St. George reveals one drawback of the job. Caldecott Medal Winner. The Caldecott Medal winner is So You Want to be President? illustrated by David Small. Text: Judith St. George (Philomel) In illustrations rendered in a harmonious mix of watercolor, ink, and pastel chalk, David Small employs wiry and expansive lines with an echo of political cartooning investing this personable history of the presidency with imaginative detail.

So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George. In So You Want to Be President, Judith St. George reveals the idiosyncrasies that show our presidents were ordinary people, and invites readers to compare themselves to these famous men. This brochure breaks down So You Want to be President by Judith St. George. This Common Core exemplar book is perfect for teaching main idea to students. The reading comprehension brochure is separated into five sections, with a graphic organizer and comprehension question for each section. An a4/4(8).

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Judith St. George has published dozens of successful nonfiction books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning So You Want to Be President.

and the historical Turning Point series, including You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt; Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln; and Take the Lead, George Washington.

You can visit her online at www Cited by: 8. So, You Want to be President. is a beautifully illustrated picture book that discusses interesting facts about our past presidents in a way that children can relate to.

Nonfiction texts are often perceived as unengaging and boring to children, however, this book captivates students in its watercolor caricatures and comical representations of our countrys leaders.4/5. So You Want to Be President. Takes you from choosing your party affiliation, through the primaries and ultimately to the general election.

Along the way quizzes, tests and obstacles test your presidential mettle. In the back of the book is a handy scorecard for readers to track their progress toward Pennsylvania Avenue.5/5(2).

Other Books You Might Like Related Book Resources. Lesson Plan So You Want to Be President. Lesson Plan Students will warm up with a name game before imagining their own presidential legacies and researching in-depth a president of their choosing.

Grade. About Judith St. George. Judith St. George has published dozens of successful nonfiction books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning So You Want to Be President.

and the historical Turning Point series, including You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt; Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln; and Take the Lead, George Washington. So You Want To Be President. is loaded with many other facts (that are, in fact, factual), most of them notable, others fascinating, if obscure.

The pages are filled with charming anecdotes and art about the lives, administrations, families, likes, dislikes, and even the pets of our national chief executives. Using the list at the back of So You Want to be President. (if necessary), write each president your class can name in the proper spot.

Try to spot any trends or patterns in the list — lots of men named James, some relatives, etc. You may want to fill in the list, as a class, after you've read the book.

Classroom Activities My Legacy. So You Want to Be President. Written by Judith St. George and Illustrated by David Small In amusing and caricature-like illustrations, this book sketches the perks and annoyances of being the president, as well as some idiosyncrasies and fun facts about some of our past presidents.

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Chris and his guests tap into their experience, historical. So You Want to Be President. Judith St George, Author, David Small, Illustrator Philomel Books $ (52p) ISBN More By and About This Author. So You Want to Be President. Biography (nonfiction), Trade Book, Lexile With a lively, irreverent text, illustrated by humorous caricatures, this multiple biography compares details from the lives and accomplishments of presidents in order, along with the basic facts about each leader.

Judith St. George is the author of So You Want to Be President. ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), The Duel ( avg rating, /5(K). If you want to be President, it might help if your name is James. Six Presidents were named James.

(President Carter liked to be called Jimmy.) Four Johns, four Williams (President Clinton liked to be called Bill), three Georges, two Andrews, and two Franklins—all became President.

In either case, and many others, the book So You Want to Be President written by Judith St. George and illustrated by David Small may be just what is needed to pique your child's brightly colored book gives all kinds of interesting and Cited by: 8.

Here is So You Want to be President. by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small, (although I have the updated copy with Barack Obama added in). One of the many things I really like about this book is its loose tone that starts from the first spread.

Unless you are a trivia expert on the presidency, at least some of this will be new to you. All of it will be new, and most of it interesting, to your child.

The book ends with some very good advice (no matter what profession or occupation you pursue). "If you want to be President -- a good President -- pattern yourself after the best."/5(46).

So You Want To Be President. by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small Themes: History, Holidays, Humor Grade Level: 2–6 (ages 6–12) Running Time: 27 minutes SUMMARY What are the good things and bad things about being President of the United States, and what kind of person does the job need.

This witty and sometimes irreverent book. This new version of the Caldecott-winning classic by illustrator David Small and author Judith St. George is updated with current facts and new illustrations to include our forty-second president, George W.

Bush. There are now three Georges in the catalog of presidential names, a Bush alongside the presidential family tree, and a new face on the endpaper portraiture.

Hilariously illustrated by 3/5(1). This hilarious romp chronicles arcane characteristics of the men elected to office through the end of the 20th century. If you want to be president, Judith St. George comments, it might help if you name is James, because so far six presidents have had that name.

However, the name John or William might be an advantage, too. So You Want to Be President. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In theory, there are only two qualifications needed to /5. HE DIED AND MET GOD, AND HE WASN'T READY.

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Just in time for the presidential election, St. George (In the Line of Fire: Presidents Lives at Stake,etc.) uses the experiences of our 42 presidents to counsel youngsters harboring that uniquely American desire&#;to be president. Reflecting on the "good things about being President and bad things about being President" she offers a pleasingly diverse slate of facts and.

So you want to be President. Why not. Presidents have come in every variety. They've been generals like George Washington and actors like Ronald Reagan, big like William Howard Taft and small like James Madison, handsome like Franklin Pierce and homely like Abraham Lincoln.

From the embarrassment of skinny-dipping John Quincy Adams to the mischievous adventure of Theodore 5/5(1). So You Want to Be President.

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Being the President of the United States is a tough job. This informative book tells the reader what it takes to be president, while delving into how our past presidents have stayed true to themselves, and their unique personalities while in office.

So Your Want to be President. Author: Judith St. George Illustrator: David Small Publisher: Philomel Books Date: Awards: ALA Notable Children's Book, Caldecott Honor book (), Ages: Topics: President, American Presidents, political cartoons, caricatures Summary: This fun look at the Presidency is told through interesting facts and silly, political-style cartoon caricatures of the U.

This newest installment in the series that began with the Caldecott Medal-winning "So You Want to Be President?" looks at some of the world's most renowned--and some not so well-known--explorers.

So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George - Hardcover Book - The Parent Store/5.Both entertaining and informative, So You Want to Be President is an informational text all about the people who have been America’s Presidents.

Readers will enjoy learning about America’s presidential personalities while working to identify important facts and to form opinions about what it takes to be a truly great President.So You Want to Be President.

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