White House Kids

White House Kids

The Perks, Pleasures, Problems, and Pratfalls of the Presidents' Children

Book - 2012
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Random House, Inc.
Living in America's most famous residence might seem glamorous at first--it's the most fun place any kid could live! There's a bowling alley in the basement, chefs are always available to prepare whatever you're craving, and sometimes presidential aides will even help you with your homework! But life isn't always easy for the youngsters who call the White House home. They're always in the spotlight, and those pesky Secret Service agents are always around. For every perk, there's a problem. From Washington to Obama, see the White House through the eyes of the children and grandchildren. Filled with wacky, weird, and wonderful stories, it shows what it's like to call the president Dad (or Granddad or Uncle). Find out what schools they went to, what mischief they caused, and what pets they had. There are first-person accounts from letters and interviews, fascinating photos, original illustrations, and even a section that follows the children after they left the White House.

Baker & Taylor
Shares the experiences of growing up in the White House, discusses the good and the bad, and profiles the children that have lived there.

Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9781936140800
Branch Call Number: J 973.09 RHA
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Shin, Jae-myung - Illustrator


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