Entries Tagged as 'White House'

Presidential Pets

August 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD We had so much fun reading through a review copy of Presidential Pets by Julie Moberg. Initially, because of the caricaturish drawing style, I didn’t think my kids would like it; they are much more into more child-friendly drawings. I was wrong. Both my three and my five-year-old laughed at the silly […]

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Call Me Madame President

December 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I like the idea of this book. Eight-year-old Amanda uses her IMAGINATION to pretend that she is president. When she is president, she and her dog Coolidge will have the run of the White House, attending state dinners and meeting with the troops. She won’t have any problems with public speaking, because as […]

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First Pooch

September 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’m charmed by Carole Boston Weatherford’s picture book on how First Dog Bo became part of the First Family. Living in Washington, DC, my family and I are intimate with the president’s motorcade, helicopters, and even the National Christmas Tree on the south lawn. But the man himself? We know as much […]

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Thanksgiving in the White House

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Abraham Lincoln’s son, Tad (also called Tadpole by his father), was a sure spitfire in the White House, allegedly bombarding the Cabinet Room door with a toy cannon, amongst other antics. In Gary Hines’ Thanksgiving in the White House, readers learn about Tad’s friendship with an exceptional turkey named Jack […]

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