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The White House : introducing primary sources

Author: Kathryn Clay
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint [2018]
Series: Introducing primary sources (Capstone Press); Smithsonian little explorer.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Clay
ISBN: 9781515763567 1515763560 9781515763611 1515763617
OCLC Number: 973290643
Notes: "Smithsonian books."
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Introducing primary sources (Capstone Press); Smithsonian little explorer.
Responsibility: by Kathryn Clay.

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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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