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January 20, 2021: A Day to Remember. Inauguration Day Reads

Below is a list of books . . . for all ages . . . in acknowledgment of Inauguration Day. Scroll through to discover books we think your children will enjoy as they learn about our country's new leaders. Scroll further down for adult readers to consider books by and about Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, as well as books about the US Constitution, Inauguration speeches, and a copy of the Constitution.

Books: 

An inspiring and informative picture book for kids about the past and future of America''s presidents.


DK Readers L2: What is the President's Job? (DK Readers Level 2) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781465457486
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Published: DK Children - January 3rd, 2017

This is a perfect book for 5-7 year old readers to learn about the Oval Office: what the president of the United State actually does, what the executive branch of government is all about, and what a day in the life of the commander-in-chief is really like.


Citizen Baby: My President Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524793142
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 5th, 2020

This board book will teach your young one what the president does all day and the job of the most powerful person in the world.


Joey: The Story of Joe Biden Cover Image
By Dr Jill Biden, Amy June Bates (Illustrator), Kathleen Krull (With)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534480537
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 30th, 2020

A picture book about the young life of Joe Biden that includes family stories about the president's childhood, written by Dr. Jill Biden, Joe Biden's wife. 


Superheroes Are Everywhere Cover Image
By Kamala Harris, Mechal Renee Roe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984837493
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Published: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2019

Before Kamala Harris was elected to the vice presidency, she was a little girl who loved superheroes. Her picture book sends the empowering message that superheroes are all around us — and if we try, we can all be heroes too.

 


Who Is Kamala Harris? (Who HQ Now) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593384480
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 19th, 2021

The exciting story of Kamala Harris details the defining moments of what led to her nomination and all the monumental ones since that have shaped her career and the future of America.


The Truths We Hold: An American Journey (Young Readers Edition) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593113172
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Published: Penguin Books - October 13th, 2020

Adapted for young readers so they can read Vice President Kamala Harris’s enlightening memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life and how she blazed trails throughout her entire political career. 
 
 

 


Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062937407
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

This is an empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by the true childhood story of the author’s aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris.


Champ and Major: First Dogs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593407141
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Published: Dial Books - January 19th, 2021

This sweet picture book is about Joe Biden's two dogs, Champ and Major. Major will be the first shelter dog to live in the White House and Champ is very excited to show him around their new home.


Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375835278
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2010

Former President Barack Obama's heartwarming illustrated letter to his daughters is a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation.
 


We The People: The United States Constitution Explored and Explained Cover Image
By Aura Lewis, Evan Sargent, Aura Lewis (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711254046
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - July 1st, 2020

An accessible illustrated guide to the Constitution of the United States for upper elementary and middle grade readers.


The Constitution of the United States of America: The Declaration of Independence, The Bill of Rights Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781774260135
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Published: East India Publishing Company - August 20th, 2020

This book is a public collection of the three original documents in the founding of the United States of America and include, the Declaration of Independence, The Constitutions, and the Bill of Rights.


Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812976847
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 9th, 2010

Historian Richard Beeman captures the dynamics of the debate and the characters of the men who labored to create the US Constitution, taking readers behind the scenes to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and fragile consensus.


The Presidential Inaugural Address Book: Washington to Trump: United States Document Collection Cover Image
$12.49
ISBN: 9781976174797
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - September 6th, 2017

The inaugural address of every elected president in United States history is included in this collection.


Presidential Inaugural Addresses (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684126620
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Published: Canterbury Classics - April 16th, 2019

A complete collection of the inaugural speeches of each president’s term in office. Includes quotes such as Thomas Jefferson’s “Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle” and John F. Kennedy’s “Ask not what your country can do for you.” Discover the speeches that have inspired, united, and fired up the American population as our nation’s leaders embark on their service to the public.


Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781982174026
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Published: Scribner - October 27th, 2020

New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos has culled together nearly a decade of reporting for The New Yorker to capture the characters and meaning of 2020’s presidential election. Based on lengthy interviews with Biden and revealing conversations with more than a hundred others, including President Barack Obama, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and a range of activists, advisers, opponents, and Biden family members.


Promises to Keep Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812976212
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 25th, 2008

President Joe Biden tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s vice president.
 


Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250171696
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 20th, 2018

Joe Biden's deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both his family and his country.


Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250182326
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 7th, 2019

Jill Biden's candid and heartwarming glimpse into the creation of a beloved American family, and the life of the woman at its center.


The Truths We Hold: An American Journey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525560715
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Published: Penguin Press - January 8th, 2019

Kamala Harris's book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them.


Barack and Joe: The Making of an Extraordinary Partnership Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316487863
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Published: Hachette Books - October 8th, 2019

A look at the Obama/Biden administration, its absence of scandal, dedication to truth, and respect for the media. This book reveals the full story of this historic relationship and its substantial impact on the Obama presidency and its legacy.


2021 Madam Vice President Kamala Harris Wall Calendar: Inspiration from the First Woman in the White House Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728246567
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Published: Sourcebooks - January 1st, 2021