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CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY The White House A Look Inside

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The White House

A Look Inside


 Learn more about the history of the White House and those who've lived in it by checking out these books at your


Inside the White House: the Hidden Lives of the Modern Presidents and the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Institution by Ronald Kessler

Close-ups of History: Three Decades through the Lens of an AP Photographer by Henry D. Burroughs.

The President's Table: Two Hundred Years of Dining and Diplomacy by Barry H. Landau

Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence by John Whitcomb and Claire Whitcomb.

Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times by David Rubel, Ages 9 and up

First Kids: The True Stories of all the President's Children by Noah McCullough, Ages 9-13

Now Hiring: White House Dog by Gina Bazer & Renanah Lehner, illustrated by Andrew Day, Ages 5-8

The White House: An Illustrated History by Catherine O'Neill Grace, Ages 8 and up

Pets at the White House by Marge Kennedy, Ages 6-8

Who's Haunting the White House?: The President's Mansion and the Ghosts Who Live There by Jeff Belanger, illustrated by Rick Powell, Ages 9-12


Visit the exhibit The White House: A Look Inside at the Museum of Science and Industry

from November 20, 2009 through February 15, 2010.


For more information or to purchase tickets in advance,

please go to www.msichicago.org or call (113) 684-1414.

City of Chicago Richard M. Daley Mayor

Chicago Public Library





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