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    Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (Paperback) By (author) Mary Brigid Barrett, Introduction by National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, Introduction by David McCullough

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    Description"A blue-ribbon choice for family sharing" --Publishers Weekly (starred review) Praise for "Our White House "An American Library Association Notable Children's Book An International Reading Association Teachers' Choice A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People A National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Bookshelf Selection "Explore the nooks and crannies of American history. . . . A browser's dream." -- The Horn Book (starred review) "Inspired. . . . Dazzling. . . . Entertaining." -- School Library Journal (starred review) "If you don't find one of your favorite writers in this book, we'll be surprised." -- The Washington Post "If books were measured like elections, this would win in a landslide." --USA Today Conceived and co-created by the National Children's Book and Literary Alliance, this outstanding collection of essays, personal accounts, historical fiction, and poetry melds with an equally stunning array of original art to offer a look at America's history through the prism of the White House. Starting with a 1792 call for designers and continuing through the present day, these highly engaging writings and illustrations, expressing varied viewpoints and interwoven with key historical events, are a vital resource for family and classroom sharing -- and a stirring reminder that the story of the White House is the story of every American.

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    Our White House
    Looking In, Looking Out
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Brigid Barrett, Introduction by National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, Introduction by David McCullough
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 241
    Width: 236 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 1,021 g
    ISBN 13: 9780763646097
    ISBN 10: 0763646091

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YQH
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BISAC V2.8: JNF043000
    BIC subject category V2: YQN, YQE
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Libri: I-C9
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/DCOLUM
    B&T Book Type: JN
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22860
    DC21: 975
    BISAC V2.8: JNF038100
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/DCWASH
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025170
    DC22: 975.3
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 975
    BISAC V2.8: JNF034000
    B&T Approval Code: X15191000, X16100500
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: F204.W5 O986 2010
    Thema V1.0: YNH, YPJJ1, YNL
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Candlewick Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Candlewick Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    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. "From the Hardcover edition."