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Exploring the White House : inside America's most famous home / Kate Andersen Brower.

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Homer Public Library J 975.3 BRO 000159952 Children's Library -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062906410
  • ISBN: 0062906410
  • Physical Description: 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-210).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the most famous house in the country -- On the job: working in the White House -- True professionals: loyalty to the First Family -- Understanding the past: race and the White House -- Safety first: secrets of the Secret Service -- There's no place like home: moving day -- Dinner is served: dining at the White House -- A unique role: America's First Ladies -- First children: growing up in the White House -- Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!: pets in the White House -- Things that go bump in the night: White House ghosts -- Epilogue -- White House timeline -- Questions to get you thinking -- Presidents and First Ladies.
Summary, etc.:
Andersen Brower shares a special inside look into the most famous home in America--and the lives of hardworking staff members and first ladies who've maintained it.
Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where the President and his family live? Brower shines a spotlight on the families that have lived in the White House, as well as the roles of the staff members,. She explains what goes on behind the scenes at important state events, visits of foreign dignitaries, and even a ghost or two. -- adapted from jacket.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: White House (Washington, D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
White House (Washington, D.C.)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Presidents > United States > Staff > Juvenile literature.
Household employees > Washington (D.C.) > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Presidents' spouses > United States > Juvenile literature.
Children of presidents > United States > Juvenile literature.
Presidents.
Presidents > Family relationships.
Presidents' spouses.
Children of presidents.
Household employees > Washington (D.C.)
Buildings.
Children of presidents.
Presidents' spouses.
Presidents > Staff.
Washington (D.C.) > Buildings, structures, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Washington (D.C.) > Social life and customs.
United States.
Washington (D.C.)
Genre: Juvenile works.
Informational works.