Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using U.S. Presidents: Past and Present! This 160-page book provides a historical background on each of the U.S. presidents. Students read about the president's early life, his career before becoming president, his presidency, and his life after leaving office. The book reinforces reading through the Points to Ponder short-answer questions and encourages research into related topics with the Explore History section. It also includes introductory material on presidential candidates and campaigns, as well as fun facts about presidential firsts. Aligned to the Common Core State Standards.