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
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.
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."e;
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out