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This title features a fantastic effort and collaboration of over 100 authors and illustrators as they tell the story of American history through the comings and goings of the White House."Our White House" is a diverse and detailed look at American history through the prism of the White House. Poetry, personal reflections, essays, a graphic story, historical fiction, and more fill the 256 pages with information and perspectives on life inside and outside the White House. Some of the contributors include Katherine Paterson, David McCullough, David McCaulay, Susan Cooper, Gregory Maguire, Brian Selznick, Jean Craighead George, Jon Scieszka, Natalie Babbitt, David Small, Megan McDonald, Meg Cabot, Walter Dean Myers and many, many more. It was put together by the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance who promote literacy for children of all backgrounds.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780763620677
ISBN-10: 076362067X
Format: Hardback
(275mm x 235mm x 25mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publisher: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - N.C.B.L.A.

The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance is a not-for-profit literacy organization founded in 1997 by Mary Brigid Barrett and composed of award-winning children's authors and illustrators, including M. T. Anderson, Natalie Babbitt, Susan Cooper, Nikki Grimes, Steven Kellogg, David Macaulay, Patricia MacLachlan, Gregory Maguire, Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, Linda Sue Park, and Katherine Paterson. For more information about the NCBLA's goals and activities, visit www.NCBLA.org.