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Where is the White House?

Author: Megan Stine; David Groff
Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the White House, first completed in 1799, reflects the history of America itself. It was the dream of George Washington to have an elegant "presidential mansion" in the capital city that was named after him. Yet he is the only president who never got to live there. All the rest have made their mark{u2014}for better or worse{u2014}on the house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Megan Stine explains how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stine, Megan.
Where is the White House?
(DLC) 2014044375
(OCoLC)881888022
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Stine; David Groff
ISBN: 9780698198906 0698198905
OCLC Number: 901330443
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: by Megan Stine ; Illustrated by David Groff.

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The history of the White House, first completed in 1799, reflects the history of America itself. It was the dream of George Washington to have an elegant "presidential mansion" in the capital city that was named after him. Yet he is the only president who never got to live there. All the rest have made their mark{u2014}for better or worse{u2014}on the house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Megan Stine explains how the White House came to be and offers young readers intriguing glimpses into the lives of the First Families{u2014}from John and Abigail Adams to Barack and Michelle Obama.

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