President George W. Bush takes the oath of office to serve a second term as 43rd President of the United States, January 20, 2005, during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush listen as Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist administers the oath. (P44290-391)
The President & Family

Laura Bush FAQ

How do I contact Mrs. Laura Bush?

First Lady Laura Bush opened the luncheon following the 2008 White House Symposium on Global Literacy: Building a Foundation for Freedom at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in New York City.

Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (P092208CG-0369)

Send correspondence and autograph requests for Mrs. Bush to the Office of George W. Bush at the following address:

Office of George W. Bush
P.O. Box 259000
Dallas, TX 75225-9000
General Inquiries:

How do I invite Mrs. Bush to my event? 

Send an email to To invite both President and Mrs. Bush, use this online form. Events should be at least six months from the date of request. Because of the large number of requests and other obligations, submission of a request does not guarantee acceptance.

Where can I find speeches given by Mrs. Bush or press releases from events she attended while First Lady? 

All press releases and speeches given by Mrs. Bush while serving as First Lady are located on the Archived White House Website.

Where can I find Mrs. Bush's recipes? 

Mrs. Bush's recipe cards were originally located on the White House Website. However, an Adobe Acrobat PDF file of the entire collection of recipe cards can be downloaded.

Has Mrs. Bush written any books? 

Mrs. Bush published a memoir entitled Spoken from the Heart in 2010. Her non-fictional book about oppressed women of Afghanistan named We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, was published in 2016. Mrs. Bush and her daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, have co-written two children’s books: Read All About It in 2008 and Our Great Big Backyard in 2016.


  • Bush, Laura. Spoken from the Heart. New York: Scribner Publishing, 2010.
  • Bush, Laura and Bush, Jenna. Read All About It. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2008.
  • Bush, Laura and Bush, Jenna. Our Great Big Backyard. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.
  • Bush, Laura. We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope. George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2016.

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