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From time to time, when we get a collection of related books into the library we like to share a list. Today we are sharing titles that have entered our collection this year that have to do with Presidents in honor of Presidents Day. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Also, check out our post from Presidents Day 2013,  especially where did Presidents Day come from and is it all the fault of a cat?

Call Number: 305.409 S357w Title: What Will It Take To Make A Woman President? Author: Marianne Schnall

Call Number: 956.704 G664e Title: The End Game: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama Authors: Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor

Call Number: 973.099 R643L Title: Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation Author: Cokie Roberts

Call Number: 973.3 S363f Title: Fighting Over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution Author: Andrew M. Schocket

Call Number: 973.3 W318k Title: George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved The American Revolution Authors: Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

Call Number: 973.91 W754b Title: Wilson Author: A. Scott Berg

Call Number: 973.911 G656b Title: The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Call Number: 973.917 W189c Title: American Dreamer: A Life of Henry A. Wallace Authors: John C. Culver and John Hyde NOTE: He was a Vice-President and was from Iowa.

Call Number: 973.921 E363s Title: Eisenhower in War and Peace Author: Jean Edward Smith

Call Number: 973.922 K357b Title: The Kennedy Detail: JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence Authors: Gerald Blaine with Lisa McCubbin

Call Number: 973.924 N736sm Title: The Presidency of Richard Nixon Author: Melvin Small

Call Number: 973.927 W676a Title: The Age of Reagan: A History 1974 – 2008 Author: Sean Wilentz

Call Number: 973.928 B978f Title: 41: A Portrait of My Father Author: George W. Bush

And enjoy some extra information from the archives about George Washington, whose birthday is the approximated each year as the holiday (it moves to stay on Monday).
http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/washington

And FYI if you ever get asked about the holiday:
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/winter/gw-birthday-1.html

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