Inauguration Day Reading List

We hope you explore our all-ages reading list that speaks to the significance of Inauguration Day 🇺🇸

My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America’s Presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Compiled by Micheal Waldman; foreword by David Gergen; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power
by Kate Andersen Brower
Talk Radio’s America: How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States
by Brian Rosenwald
Prosecuting the President: How Special Prosecutors Hold Presidents Accountable and Protect the Rule of Law
by Andrew Coan
The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency
by John Dickerson
The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future presidents
by Corey Brettschneider
The Glorious American Essay: One Hundred Essays from Colonial Times to the Present
Edited and with an introduction by Phillip Lopate


Joey: The Story of Joe Biden
by Jill Biden
Superheroes Are Everywhere
by Kamala Harris
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
by Kamala Harris
We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders
by Selino Alko and with an introduction by Harry Belafonte
What is the President’s Job?
by Allison Singer
If I Ran for President
by Catherine Stier and illustrated by Lynne Avril
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts
Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents
by David Stabler and illustrated by Doogie Horner
One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters are Treated Equally
by Carol Anderson
by Martha Brockenbrough
Grace for President
by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by LeUyen Pham
When You Grow Up to Vote: How Our Government Works for You
by Eleanor Roosevelt with Michelle Markel and illustrated by Grace Lin
My President
by Megan E. Bryant and Daniel Prosterman and illustrated by Micah Player