The Resource So you want to be president?, by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small

So you want to be president?, by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small

Label
So you want to be president?
Title
So you want to be president?
Statement of responsibility
by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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-fourth president, Barack H. Obama. Hilariously illustrated by Small, this celebration by St. George shows us the foibles, quirks and humanity of forty-four men who have risen to one of the most powerful positions in the world
Summary
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • Caldecott Medal, 2001.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Nonfiction, 2003.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2000
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 3-6, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
Awards note
Caldecott Medal winner, 2001.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
099116
Cataloging source
mm
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
St. George, Judith
Dewey number
973.099
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
850L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Small, David
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Presidents
Target audience
juvenile
Label
So you want to be president?, by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "With new updates for the 2012 election!" --cover
  • "The original 2000 edition of this book was awarded the Randolph Caldecott Medal"--Colophon
  • Art techniques used: Lively charicatures in the style of political cartoon characters created in pen and ink, watercolor and pastels
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
Revised and updated edition.
Extent
52 pages
Isbn
9780399243172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
So you want to be president?, by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "With new updates for the 2012 election!" --cover
  • "The original 2000 edition of this book was awarded the Randolph Caldecott Medal"--Colophon
  • Art techniques used: Lively charicatures in the style of political cartoon characters created in pen and ink, watercolor and pastels
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
Revised and updated edition.
Extent
52 pages
Isbn
9780399243172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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