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George W. Bush

by Rumsch, BreAnn, 1981-

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Biography J B B964ru
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Biography
 
Call Number  J B B964ru
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Juvenile Biography J 92 BUSH George W
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Juvenile Biography
 
Call Number  J 92 BUSH George W
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B BUSH
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Biography
 
Call Number  J B BUSH
 
 
Summary
The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of George W. Bush beginning with his childhood in New Haven, Connecticut, and Midland, Texas. Information about Bush's education at Yale University and his early career in the oil business and as part owner of the Texas Rangers is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life is highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Bush's time in the Texas Air National Guard and his political career as governor of Texas. Finally, students will explore key events from Republican president Bush's administration, including the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and the passage of the USA Patriot Act, the beginning of the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and the economic crisis. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Contents
George W. Bush
Timeline
Did you know?
Young George
School days
Flight school
Business and politics
Governor Bush
The 2000 election
Determined leader
Tough times
Office of the president
Presidents and their terms.

Additional Information
Series Checkerboard biography library. U.S. presidents.
Subjects Bush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946- -- Juvenile literature.
Bush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946-
Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidents.
Publisher Edina, Minn. :ABDO Pub. Co.,2009
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9781604534443 (lib. bdg.)
1604534443 (lib. bdg.)
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