Weird-but-True Facts about U.S. Presidents

Weird-But-True Facts
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about America's presidents, including presidential firsts, White House trivia, and presidential hobbies.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF051000, JNF038000, JNF025000
Dewey 973.09
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156531
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Introduction
  • Presidential Firsts
  • Presidential Pastimes
  • Presidential Talents
  • The White House
  • Further Fascinating Facts
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Illustrator: Mernie Gallagher-Cole

Mernie Gallagher-Cole is a children's book illustrator living in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She loves drawing every day. Her illustrations can also be found on greeting cards, puzzles, e-books, and educational apps.


A noteworthy review of Weird-but-True Facts from Booklist on April 1, 2013

Pop-eyed cartoon figures, loud colors, and big, emphatic type crank up the hype for an assortment of quirky presidential abilities, characteristics, pastimes, and firsts. Though some will astonish readers of any age—Garfield, for instance, supposedly could write simultaneously in… View →