Curious About the White House (Smithsonian) (Paperback)
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Come on into America's most famous home!
Everybody knows the building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It's the White House, home to US presidents, first ladies, first children, and even first pets! But aren't you curious: why is the house white (and how many gallons of paint keep it that way)? Who built the place? How many rooms are in there and what are they used for? Where does the president work? Where does the first family live? Is there really a bowling alley in the White House? The lively text and interesting photographs in this fact-filled 8 x 8 will answer all these questions and more about daily life in the most famous house in America.
About the Author
Kate Waters is the author of Smithsonian's Curious About Fossils. She lives in Yonkers, New York.