Item description for Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness...
Overview While visiting the White House, Sara meets the ghost of George Washington who invites her on a personal tour of the home where she gets to learn factual information about him and all American presidents, including President G. W. Bush. Original.
Publishers Description Join Sara On A Magical Tour Of The White House The ghost of George Washington steps out of his White House portrait to introduce Sara -- and the reader -- to the ghosts of thirty-five other presidents. Brief biographies of all the presidents, loads of fascinating trivia, and a time line round out this unique history of the presidency.
Awards and Recognitions Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness has received the following awards and recognitions -
Colorado Children's Book Award - 2002 Winner - Junior Novel category
Citations And Professional Reviews Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
PW Notes and Reprints - 12/10/2001 page 73
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Studio: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.92" Width: 9.92" Height: 0.19" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
ISBN 0689848927 ISBN13 9780689848926 UPC 076714006997
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More About Cheryl Harness
Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of numerous children's books, including seven picture book biographies for National Geographic. She has a natural talent for making history fun for kids, injecting the "wow" factor into the lives of America's historical heroes and heroines. A multi-award winning author and illustrator, she lives in her historic hometown of Independence MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site: www.cherylharness.com.
Cheryl Harness currently resides in Independence, in the state of Missouri.
Reviews - What do customers think about Ghosts of the White House?
makes learning about the White House fun Feb 4, 2006
I purchased this book for my 9 yr old daughter because the author was coming to her school. I'm really glad I did. My daughter loved reading this book. It's got a really cute story, and lots of interesting facts about the white house and former presidents. This book is a great tool to help get kids interested in American History.
Fun look at history and the White House Oct 30, 2000
This is a beautifully illustrated book filled with interesting and fun facts about each president. My nine-year old as well as my 12-year old found it entertaining. Even if your children haven't visited the White House, they will enjoy this book. I would definitely recommend it for a classroom library.
History comes alive with "Ghosts of the White House" Apr 12, 2000
My eight-year old son received this book as a Christmaspresent. He is very interested in presidential trivia and has at leasta dozen other books about presidents.
In the three months he has hadthe book, he has read it so many times it is already starting to fall apart! Since it's really a collection of anecdotes and facts, it's easy to pick up when he has a minute.
The book provides many interesting bits of trivia about the presidents -- even the relatively obscure ones. While many books concentrate on Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and the Roosevelts, this book includes tidbits on all of the presidents. It's not just a list of dates of birth and death, first lady's name, party affiliation, etc.
The illustrations are beautiful.
If you know a child who is interested in presidential trivia or American history, this book is a must. And it may spark the interest of a child who isn't interested in history (yet).