This vintage children's book consists of 20 short nonfiction stories about some of the children that have lived in the White House. A creative take on how children of the Presidents of the United States lived, this book has date that are of administrations during which the children in these stories lived in the White House. Included stories are: "Jesse Grant's Gang," "Fanny and Scott Hays," Nellie Arthur," "The Little Cleveland Girls," "The Hoover Grandchildren," and much more.
The events included in CHILDREN OF THE WHITE HOUSE are historically authentic, and wherever possible exact conversation is quoted. A nice American history book for kids, the simple yet detailed illustrations bring stories to life.
Illustrations by Genevieve Foster