Where Is the White House?

Where Is the White House?

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Overview

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—for better or worse—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—from John and Abigail Adams to Barack and Michelle Obama.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448483559
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Series: Penguin Where Is... Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 75,169
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Megan Stine has written several biographies for young readers, including Who Was Marie Curie?, Who Was Ulysses S. Grant?, Who Is Michelle Obama?, and Who Was Sally Ride?

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