The White House for kids: a history of a home, office, and national symbol : with 21 activities

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"An in-depth look at the most famous home in the United States, this kid-friendly activity book educates young readers on the White House. Blending facts from numerous primary sources with engaging anecdotes--from learning that George Washington never actually slept in the White House and Abraham Lincoln never slept in the Lincoln Bedroom to how Gerald Ford's daughter Susan held her high school prom in the White House--this book provides the complete story of the presidents' home. Details on the many changes, updates, renovations, and redecorations that have occurred over the years are featured as well as a look at the daily lives of the White House's inhabitants, including past presidents and their families along with the enormous staff that makes the White House run smoothly. This rich history is packed with an assortment of cross-curricular activities that allow readers to walk in the footsteps of presidents--they can play key passages of "Hail to the Chief, " practice signing a bill into law, make a White House punch, and re-create an aerobic game designed for President Hoover--making it a perfect book for any young mind with an interest in the White House or American history"--
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author house katherine l
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series --for kids
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subject_facet Electronic books, JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / General, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government, Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature, White House (Washington, D.C.), White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Juvenile literature
title_display The White House for kids : a history of a home, office, and national symbol : with 21 activities
title_full The White House for kids : a history of a home, office, and national symbol : with 21 activities / Katherine L. House, The White House for kids : a history of a home, office, and national symbol : with 21 activities [electronic resource] / Katherine L. House
title_short The White House for kids :
title_sub a history of a home, office, and national symbol : with 21 activities
topic_facet Buildings, structures, etc, Electronic books