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Old 11-06-2008, 10:07 AM
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Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out

What to get your child's teacher for the holidays?

The perfect addition to any classroom library!

A stunning anthology about the most famous house in the world


Our White House

Looking In, Looking Out

by 108 Distinguished Children’s Authors and Illustrators and the

National Children’s Book & Literary Alliance

* * * Introduction by David McCullough * * *

Marvel at this incomparable collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry joined by an equally stunning array of original art to offer a multifaceted look at America’s history through the prism of the White House.

Teachers, students, and their parents will appreciate the highly engaging writings and illustrations, expressing varied viewpoints interwoven with key historical events; a vital resource for sharing at home and at school.

"The volume makes the invaluable point that history does not have to be remote or abstract, but a personal and ongoing engagement."

Publishers Weekly, starred review –

"Unique bits and pieces . . . create a browser’s dream as readers explore the nooks and crannies of American history."

Horn Book, starred review –

"Fascinating information, challenging ideas, and appealing artwork."

- School Library Journal, starred review -

Contributors include numerous children’s literature stars such as Katherine Paterson, M.T. Anderson, Kate DiCamillo, Brian Selznick, Chris Raschka, and dozens more!

Ages 10+ ~ hardcover ~ anthology ~ $29.99~ ISBN: 9780763620677 ~ Now On-Sale
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