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Diana’s White House Garden

  Diana’s White House Garden Written by Elisa Carbone and Illustrated by Jen Hill Published by Viking in 2016 ISBN 978-0-670-01649-5   Grades PK – 6   Book Review   The year is 1943; America is at war and the inhabitants of the White House include President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, and a […]

Abe Lincoln’s Dream

Written and Illustrated by Lane Smith   Roaring Brook Press ISBN 978-1-59643-608-4 Grades 2 and Up     Book Review Last week’s inaugural ceremonies provided many of us with pictures of the White House in the news, and the opportunity to ponder previous presidents.  What if those walls could talk? Would we find out what really […]