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The White House : introducing primary sources

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The White House has stood as a symbol for America and the U.S. presidency since President John Adams walked through its doors in 1800. Using primary sources, young readers hear the story behind the most important house in the country from people who were there when it was built. Engaging text, colorful photos, sidebars, and a variety of primary sources introduce readers to the White House.

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Marion Public Library J 975.3 CLA (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52122300022125
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua j975.3 CLA (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
31846002818978
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781515763567
  • ISBN: 1515763560
  • ISBN: 9781515763611
  • ISBN: 1515763617
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Smithsonian books."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Primary sources -- Plans for a new home -- Choosing a design -- Building begins -- First residents -- Jefferson moves in -- The British burn it down -- Executive offices -- Much-needed repairs -- The east room -- Family quarters -- The White House today -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
The White House has stood as a symbol for America and the U.S. presidency since President John Adams walked through its doors in 1800. Using primary sources, young readers hear the story behind the most important house in the country from people who were there when it was built. Engaging text, colorful photos, sidebars, and a variety of primary sources introduce readers to the White House.
Target Audience Note:
740L Lexile
Subject: White House (Washington, D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
Washington (D.C.) > Buildings, structures, etc. > Juvenile literature.


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