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At Home with the Presidents B2653

At Home with the Presidents

by Juddi Morris | Paperback | SKU B2653
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Get to Know the Presidents! Ever wonder what the U.S. presidentswere really like? Just like the rest of us, our nation'sleaders got into scrapes as kids, shared happy times with theirfamilies, had interesting hobbies, and romped with their pets. Nowyou can discover interesting facts about the lives of thepresidents that will surprise you. Find out how AndrewJackson's inauguration party nearly wrecked the White House,or how President Grant was almost arrested for speeding--on ahorse! Do you want to know why Teddy Roosevelt's parents madehim smoke cigars or why John Tyler was called the "accidentalpresident"? All these fun facts, plus many more, are included inthis book. Take a close look at the lives of all 41 U.S. presidentsby meeting them as kids, getting to know their families and pets,and seeing what their lives were like inside and outside of theWhite House. You'll also find information about presidentialplaces to visit, including fabulous homes and estates, libraries,and web sites. Packed with photos, drawings, and fascinating facts,this book delivers the whole inside scoop on the lives of ournation's greatest leaders.

Product Information

  • AuthorJuddi Morris
  • Page Count176
  • ISBN100471253006
  • ISBN139780471253006
  • PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
  • Year Published1999
  • Grade Level5 - 9
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectPeople & places (Children's/YA)
    History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
  • ImprintJossey-Bass

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