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Exploring the White House : inside America's most famous home

by Brower, Kate Andersen (Author)

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Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where the President and his family live? Brower shines a spotlight on the families that have lived in the White House, as well as the roles of the staff members,. She explains what goes on behind the scenes at important sta... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the most famous house in the country
  • On the job: working in the White House
  • True professionals: loyalty to the First Family
  • Understanding the past: race and the White House
  • Safety first: secrets of the Secret Service
  • There's no place like home: moving day
  • Dinner is served: dining at the White House
  • A unique role: America's First Ladies
  • First children: growing up at the White House
  • Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!: pets in the White House
  • Things that go bump in the night: White House ghosts
  • Epilogue
  • White House timeline
  • Questions to get you thinking
  • Presidents and First Ladies.