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The Resource Our White House : looking in, looking out, created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance ; with an introduction by David McCullough

Our White House : looking in, looking out, created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance ; with an introduction by David McCullough

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Our White House : looking in, looking out
Title
Our White House
Title remainder
looking in, looking out
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created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance ; with an introduction by David McCullough
Title variation
Our White House
Title variation remainder
looking in, looking out
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than one hundred leading authors and illustrators donate their talents to a collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry which looks at America's history through the prism of the White House
Summary
More than one hundred leading authors and illustrators donate their talents to a collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry which looks at America's history through the prism of the White House
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  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
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275407
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DLC
Dewey number
975.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F204.W5
LC item number
O986 2008
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1110
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 8
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bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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looking in, looking out
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Our White House : looking in, looking out, created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance ; with an introduction by David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231) and index
Contents
  • Introduction / by David McCullough -- Looking in, looking out / by Gregory Maguire. Part I: From the foundation up / illustration by Bagram Ibatoulline -- The White House first residents / by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Petra Mathers -- Testimony of Padraig Tomás Ó 'Deoráin: 1801 / imagined and illustrated by Mary Brigid Barrett -- Slaves helped build the White House! / by Walter Dean Myers -- Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 / by Milton Meltzer -- White House colonial kitchen gardens / by Stephanie Loer ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler -- Jefferson's monstrous bones / by Barbara Kerley -- Bones on the floor / illustrated by Brian Selznick -- An unusual guest / by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel -- The capital city in 1800 / illustrated by Mike Reagan
  • Part II: Struggling to stand / illustration by Wendell Minor -- The White House prepares for war: 1812 / by Ralph Ketcham -- The burning of the White House / by Susan Cooper -- Dolley Madison rescues George Washington / written and illustrated by Don Brown -- The first White House memoir: 1865 / by Paul Jennings ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie -- Another all-American girl / by Meg Cabot -- From the walls of the White House / by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Robert Byrd -- Visiting the Great Father / by Joseph Bruchac ; illustrated by Max Grafe -- Sneaking into Adams field / by Michael Winerip -- Andy and me / by Marguerite W. Davol ; illustrated by Tom Pohrt -- The White House cow / by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Barry Root
  • Part III: Annexation and division / illustration by Timothy Basil Ering -- From American notes / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Claire Nivola -- On looking into dresses worn by the "First Ladies" of the White House (paper doll cut-outs), 1938 / by Nancy Willard ; illustrated with original book cover and paper dolls by Maybelle Mercer -- Elizabeth Keckly: seamstress to First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865 / by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon -- High spirits in the Lincoln White House / by Russell Freedman -- Mary Todd Lincoln speaks of her son's death, 1862 / by Paul B. Janeczko -- Memoir by Mary Henry: eyewitness to the Civil War in the city of Washington -- In early April / by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris Sheban
  • Part IV: One lamp lights another / illustration by Nancy Carpenter -- Mrs. Cleveland, White House bride / by Jennifer Armstrong -- Seven from Ohio (for some reason) / written and illustrated by Natalie Babbitt -- The eyes and ears of the public / by Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Andréa Wesson -- Theodore Roosevelt's letters to his children / by Leonard S. Marcus -- TR's family & friends / illustration by Chris Van Dusen -- Storming down the stairs / by Albert Marrin -- Executive order for nature / by Jean Craighead George -- America's wilderness / illustration by David Slonim -- William Howard Taft: president, 1909-1913 / by Virginia Euwer Wolff ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  • Part V: With courage and determination / illustration by Emily Arnold McCully -- Eyewitness to history / by Stephanie S. Tolan -- Woodrow Wilson's work without end / by Jeannine Atkins ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Hoover's one term / written and illustrated by Matt Phelan -- A rainmaker in the White House / by Michael Cooper -- Portrait of FDR / illustration by Barry Moser -- The four freedoms: from Franklin D. Roosevelt's address to Congress, January 6, 1941 -- Freedom of speech / illustration by Calef Brown -- Freedom to worship / illustration by Peter Sís -- Freedom from want / illustration by Ed Young -- Freedom from fear / illustration by Stephen Alcorn -- Hands / by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch -- A perfect image / by Linda Sue Park ; illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch -- A note for the president / by Jerry Spinelli ; illustrated by Terry Widener -- The house haunts / by M.T. Anderson ; illustrated by Mark Teague -- A prayer for peace: from Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address to the nation -- Good nights / by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by William Low
  • Part VI: The people's house / illustration by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher -- The Kennedy White House / by Barbara Harrison -- The White House, the moon, and a coal miner's son / by Homer Hickam ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda -- A White House physician / by James Young, M.D. -- A white mouse in the White House / by Anita Silvey -- Escape map / by Mark London Williams -- The presidential pet / written and illustrated by Stephen Kellogg -- My room / by Lynda Johnson Robb ; illustrated by Jane Dyer -- White House souvenir / by Polly Horvath ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall -- Robert F. Kennedy's remarks on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Black White House/white black house / illustration by Chris Raschka -- Watergate White House / illustration by Tony Auth -- President Richard M. Nixon's final remarks to the White House staff -- President Nixon's letter of resignation
  • Part VII: The great house endures / illustration by Roxie Munro -- From Christmas in Plains: memories / by Jimmie Carter ; illustrated by Don Powers -- The White House / by Jon Sciesczka ; illustrated by Tony Fucile -- Ronald Reagan / photograph by Diana Walker -- From Ronald Reagan's farewell address to the nation -- Letter to George, Jeb, Neil, Marvin, and Doro Bush from George H.W. Bush -- George H.W. Bush / photograph by Diane Walker -- The Secret Service / by Jess M. Brallier ; illustrated by David Small -- I live in the White House / by Jack Prelutsky ; illustrated by Jim LaMarche -- From Meet the press with Tim Russert: Interview with Vice President Dick Cheney, September 16, 2001 -- FromThe 9/11 Commission report -- Visiting the White House / by Sarah Stewart -- Backstairs at the White House / illustrations by David Small -- The green house / by Megan McDonald -- The first pitch / by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Matt Tavares -- Wanted: magnanimous, exquisite woman! / by Gigi Amateau -- Mrs. Bush inspires a National Book Festival / by John Y. Cole ; poster by Carol Dyer -- 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.: who's in the White House? / created by Bob Kolar -- The White House by moonlight / by Walt Whitman ; illustrated by James Ransome -- Letter from the NCBLA -- Notes on sources used by the authors -- Copyright acknowledgments and credits for public domain materials -- Contributors to Our White House -- Index -- The White House Easter Egg Roll, 2003 / painting by Eric Carle -- A big chair to fill / illustration by Leonid Gore
Control code
5009855
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780763620677
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007943581
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn233635622
  • (OCoLC)233635622
Label
Our White House : looking in, looking out, created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance ; with an introduction by David McCullough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231) and index
Contents
  • Introduction / by David McCullough -- Looking in, looking out / by Gregory Maguire. Part I: From the foundation up / illustration by Bagram Ibatoulline -- The White House first residents / by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Petra Mathers -- Testimony of Padraig Tomás Ó 'Deoráin: 1801 / imagined and illustrated by Mary Brigid Barrett -- Slaves helped build the White House! / by Walter Dean Myers -- Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 / by Milton Meltzer -- White House colonial kitchen gardens / by Stephanie Loer ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler -- Jefferson's monstrous bones / by Barbara Kerley -- Bones on the floor / illustrated by Brian Selznick -- An unusual guest / by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel -- The capital city in 1800 / illustrated by Mike Reagan
  • Part II: Struggling to stand / illustration by Wendell Minor -- The White House prepares for war: 1812 / by Ralph Ketcham -- The burning of the White House / by Susan Cooper -- Dolley Madison rescues George Washington / written and illustrated by Don Brown -- The first White House memoir: 1865 / by Paul Jennings ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie -- Another all-American girl / by Meg Cabot -- From the walls of the White House / by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Robert Byrd -- Visiting the Great Father / by Joseph Bruchac ; illustrated by Max Grafe -- Sneaking into Adams field / by Michael Winerip -- Andy and me / by Marguerite W. Davol ; illustrated by Tom Pohrt -- The White House cow / by Richard Peck ; illustrated by Barry Root
  • Part III: Annexation and division / illustration by Timothy Basil Ering -- From American notes / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by Claire Nivola -- On looking into dresses worn by the "First Ladies" of the White House (paper doll cut-outs), 1938 / by Nancy Willard ; illustrated with original book cover and paper dolls by Maybelle Mercer -- Elizabeth Keckly: seamstress to First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, 1861-1865 / by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon -- High spirits in the Lincoln White House / by Russell Freedman -- Mary Todd Lincoln speaks of her son's death, 1862 / by Paul B. Janeczko -- Memoir by Mary Henry: eyewitness to the Civil War in the city of Washington -- In early April / by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris Sheban
  • Part IV: One lamp lights another / illustration by Nancy Carpenter -- Mrs. Cleveland, White House bride / by Jennifer Armstrong -- Seven from Ohio (for some reason) / written and illustrated by Natalie Babbitt -- The eyes and ears of the public / by Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Andréa Wesson -- Theodore Roosevelt's letters to his children / by Leonard S. Marcus -- TR's family & friends / illustration by Chris Van Dusen -- Storming down the stairs / by Albert Marrin -- Executive order for nature / by Jean Craighead George -- America's wilderness / illustration by David Slonim -- William Howard Taft: president, 1909-1913 / by Virginia Euwer Wolff ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  • Part V: With courage and determination / illustration by Emily Arnold McCully -- Eyewitness to history / by Stephanie S. Tolan -- Woodrow Wilson's work without end / by Jeannine Atkins ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney -- Hoover's one term / written and illustrated by Matt Phelan -- A rainmaker in the White House / by Michael Cooper -- Portrait of FDR / illustration by Barry Moser -- The four freedoms: from Franklin D. Roosevelt's address to Congress, January 6, 1941 -- Freedom of speech / illustration by Calef Brown -- Freedom to worship / illustration by Peter Sís -- Freedom from want / illustration by Ed Young -- Freedom from fear / illustration by Stephen Alcorn -- Hands / by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch -- A perfect image / by Linda Sue Park ; illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch -- A note for the president / by Jerry Spinelli ; illustrated by Terry Widener -- The house haunts / by M.T. Anderson ; illustrated by Mark Teague -- A prayer for peace: from Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address to the nation -- Good nights / by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by William Low
  • Part VI: The people's house / illustration by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher -- The Kennedy White House / by Barbara Harrison -- The White House, the moon, and a coal miner's son / by Homer Hickam ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda -- A White House physician / by James Young, M.D. -- A white mouse in the White House / by Anita Silvey -- Escape map / by Mark London Williams -- The presidential pet / written and illustrated by Stephen Kellogg -- My room / by Lynda Johnson Robb ; illustrated by Jane Dyer -- White House souvenir / by Polly Horvath ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall -- Robert F. Kennedy's remarks on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Black White House/white black house / illustration by Chris Raschka -- Watergate White House / illustration by Tony Auth -- President Richard M. Nixon's final remarks to the White House staff -- President Nixon's letter of resignation
  • Part VII: The great house endures / illustration by Roxie Munro -- From Christmas in Plains: memories / by Jimmie Carter ; illustrated by Don Powers -- The White House / by Jon Sciesczka ; illustrated by Tony Fucile -- Ronald Reagan / photograph by Diana Walker -- From Ronald Reagan's farewell address to the nation -- Letter to George, Jeb, Neil, Marvin, and Doro Bush from George H.W. Bush -- George H.W. Bush / photograph by Diane Walker -- The Secret Service / by Jess M. Brallier ; illustrated by David Small -- I live in the White House / by Jack Prelutsky ; illustrated by Jim LaMarche -- From Meet the press with Tim Russert: Interview with Vice President Dick Cheney, September 16, 2001 -- FromThe 9/11 Commission report -- Visiting the White House / by Sarah Stewart -- Backstairs at the White House / illustrations by David Small -- The green house / by Megan McDonald -- The first pitch / by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Matt Tavares -- Wanted: magnanimous, exquisite woman! / by Gigi Amateau -- Mrs. Bush inspires a National Book Festival / by John Y. Cole ; poster by Carol Dyer -- 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.: who's in the White House? / created by Bob Kolar -- The White House by moonlight / by Walt Whitman ; illustrated by James Ransome -- Letter from the NCBLA -- Notes on sources used by the authors -- Copyright acknowledgments and credits for public domain materials -- Contributors to Our White House -- Index -- The White House Easter Egg Roll, 2003 / painting by Eric Carle -- A big chair to fill / illustration by Leonid Gore
Control code
5009855
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780763620677
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007943581
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn233635622
  • (OCoLC)233635622

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