August 13 – International Lefthander’s Day

Celebrate Lefties!

Did you know that all but one of the last five Presidents of the United States of America were left-handed? Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama are all left-handed. Only George W. Bush is right-handed.

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What Presidents Are Made Of written and illustrated by Hanoch Piven (2004)

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Did you know that three fourths of the namesakes for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are lefties too? The renaissance artists Michelangleo, Raphael, and Leonardo were left-handed. Only Donatello was right-handed.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Masked Heroes (2013)

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Did you know that both Jim Hensen and Kermit the Frog were left-handers?

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Kermit the Frog: Sound Book (2014)

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Did you know that Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, was left-handed?

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Alice in Wonderland retold and illustrated by Joan Collins (1998)

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