Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home (Hardcover)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Kate Andersen Brower shares a special inside look into the most famous home in America—and the lives of hardworking staff members and first ladies who’ve maintained it.
Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? Sure, the president of the United States works and resides there, but do you know who helps keep this historic house running?
It’s no simple task, especially when there are important state events and foreign dignitaries—in addition to presidential pups, mischievous children, and even a couple of ghosts. And its Residence workers and first ladies make sure everything is in check and running smoothly.
Featuring fascinating photos, fun facts, and memorable quotes from the residents and first ladies of the White House, Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home is the perfect read for any curious kid!
Kate Andersen Brower is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Residence, First Women—also a New York Times bestseller—and First in Line. She is a CNN contributor who covered the Obama White House for Bloomberg News and is a former CBS News staffer and Fox News producer. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and the Washington Post. She lives outside Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three young children.
“Brower provides a fine overview of what it’s like to live [in the White House].This entertaining treatment conveys genuine respect for White House employees. Engaging.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Chatty behind-the-scenes look at life at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Enjoyable." — Publishers Weekly
"The book offers some surprising information and many anecdotes about the house and its residents. A[n] informative behind-the-scenes view of what happens at the White House." — Booklist
"Brower offers an introduction to the White House for young readers. Readers will be surprised to learn new things. This book is sure to intrigue." — School Library Journal