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Ghosts of the White House

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Imagine being on a White House tour and suddenly finding yourself surrounded by the ghosts of past presidents.... Sara and her class are listening to a tour guide droning on in the East Room, when George Washington leans out of his painting and plucks Sara into the ghost world. There, George gives her a personal tour, introducing her to thirty-five other ghost presidents, who tell her what it was like to live in the White House and face the problems of their times. In the State Dining Room, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson discuss the expedition of Lewis and Clark. In the Diplomatic Reception Room, Franklin Roosevelt speaks of the wonders of radio. And in the Oval Office, John F. Kennedy reminisces about his first day as president. Together the ghosts create a thought-provoking portrait of the challenges of being the nation's leader. With short biographies of all forty-two presidents, a timeline, lots of fascinating trivia, and conversations between presidential ghosts who never met in life, Ghosts of the White House is an informative and entertaining look at U.S. history. This is a tour that Sara -- and the readers who join her -- will never forget
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9780689808722
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MG
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Grouping Title ghosts of the white house
Grouping Author harness cheryl
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author Harness, Cheryl.
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display_description George Washington's ghost pulls a girl out of her school White House tour and takes her on a personal tour of the building, introducing her to the ghosts of previous presidents and to the history of the White House and of the United States.
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publishDate 1998
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Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:a129229 Book Books English Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1998. p. cm.
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subject_facet Presidents -- Miscellanea
Presidents -- United States -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature
White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature
title_display Ghosts of the White House
title_full Ghosts of the White House / Cheryl Harness
title_short Ghosts of the White House
topic_facet History
Presidents