Who's haunting the White House?: the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there

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Sterling Pub.,
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c2008.
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English
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Come explore the spooky world inside the White House! It’s one of America’s most famous and haunted homes, so keep your eyes wide open for darting shadows, ghostly apparitions, and lurking creepy creatures. We’ll hear true, scary stories from past Presidents and First Ladies, as well as from staff who work there every day and have had the chance to see it all. It’s the perfect election year book; as adults decide who will move in, kids can enjoy thinking of what the new inhabitant might encounter in the building’s many rooms and hallways.Has the original landowner decided to stick around? Is Abigail Adams still hanging laundry on the premises? Does President Andrew Jackson still make a ruckus up in the Rose Guest Room? Is Abraham Lincoln a permanent fixture in the bedroom that bears his name? Every one of these figures, and others, has been spotted or heard from. To increase the chills, a variety of archival images and original illustrations capture the hauntings.In addition to ghost-hunting, kids will learn about the real history inside the White House.
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subject_facet Ghosts -- Washington (D.C.) -- Juvenile literature, Haunted houses -- Washington (D.C.) -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents Welcome to the White House -- How did it all begin? -- Moving in -- Tragedy strikes the White House -- Andrew Jackson is angry-- William Henry Harrison was searching -- A little boy's ghost -- President Lincoln : assassinated, but not gone -- Dolley Madison's ghost is upset -- President Truman : "the place is haunted, sure as shootin'" -- Life in the White House today -- White House investigation conclusion.
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title Who's haunting the White House? : the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there
title_alt Who is haunting the White House?
title_display Who's haunting the White House? : the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there
title_full Who's haunting the White House? : the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there / written by Jeff Belanger ; illustrated by Rick Powell
title_short Who's haunting the White House? :
title_sort who's haunting the white house? the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there
title_sub the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there