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Our White House : looking in, looking out  Cover Image Book Book

Our White House : looking in, looking out

Summary: More than one hundred leading authors and illustrators donate their talents to a collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry which looks at America's history through the prism of the White House.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780763620677
  • ISBN: 076362067X
  • ISBN: 9780763646097
  • ISBN: 0763646091
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 241 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
  • Badges:
    • Top Circs: 1 / 5.0
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 231) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: Introduction / by David McCullough -- Looking in, looking out / by Gregory Maguire. Part I: From the foundation up / illustration by Bagram Ibatoulline -- The White House first residents / by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Petra Mathers -- Testimony of Padraig Tomás Ó 'Deoráin: 1801 / imagined and illustrated by Mary Brigid Barrett -- Slaves helped build the White House! / by Walter Dean Myers -- Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 / by Milton Meltzer -- White House colonial kitchen gardens / by Stephanie Loer ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler -- Jefferson's monstrous bones / by Barbara Kerley -- Bones on the floor / illustrated by Brian Selznick -- An unusual guest / by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel -- The capital city in 1800 / illustrated by Mike Reagan.
Study Program Information Note:
Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.5 12.0 45325.
Awards Note:
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Subject: White House (Washington, D.C.) Juvenile literature
White House (Washington, D.C.) History
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) Buildings, structures, etc Juvenile literature
Presidents United States Juvenile literature
Washington (D.C.) Buildings, structures, etc
United States Politics and government
JUVENILE NONFICTION Biography & Autobiography Presidents and First Families (U.S.)
JUVENILE NONFICTION History Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc
JUVENILE NONFICTION History United States
Buildings
Presidents
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Buildings Washington (D.C.)
Presidents United States
Washington (D.C.)
Presidents Juvenile literature
Genre: Literature.
Juvenile works.

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  • 12 out of 13 copies are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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