1,000 Facts about the White House (Hardcover)

By Sarah Wassner Flynn

National Geographic Society, 9781426328732, 96pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2017

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Description

Welcome to the White House Go behind the scenes to get a 360-degree view of America's most famous president's residence, from how it was built in 1792 and the fire of 1812, to today's state dinners, celebrations, celebrity pets, and more. Discover through 1,000 fun-to-read facts what it's like to live and work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the quirky rules of the house and how the Secret Service keeps it safe. Find out how the kids who have lived there play, watch movies, and entertain friends. With a treasure trove of material from the White House Historical Association, this book presents a fascinating story of the building and the many people who have shaped its 225-year history.


About the Author

SARAH WASSNER FLYNN loves writing, running, and triathalons. When she's not writing about races, she's usually training or competing in one. She also writes nonfiction books and articles for kids and teens, like The National Geographic Kids National Park Guide U.S.A. and The Girl's Life Guide to the Most Amazing You.
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