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Ghosts of the White House

by Cheryl Harness

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Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,
    • White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Miscellanea,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,
    • Presidents -- Miscellanea,
    • United States -- History -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature,
    • United States -- History -- Miscellanea

    • About the Edition

      George Washington"s ghost pulls a girl out of her school White House tour and takes her on a personal tour of the building, introducing her to the ghosts of previous presidents and to the history of the White House and of the United States.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Cheryl Harness.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF204.W5 H37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1000816M
      ISBN 100689808720
      LC Control Number96039752

      In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. Bush. This is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in history. Drawing on scores of interviews with White House scribes and 3/5(1). Lists With This Book; White House and Its Residents; Our White House + Show More - Show Fewer Details Our Original Resources 3. Ghosts of the White House. by Cheryl Harness. 3 Resources. Theodore Roosevelt. by Betsy Harvey Kraft. 4 Resources2 Awards. White House Rules. by .

      Ghosts in the White House (Book): Owings, Lisa: "Engaging images accompany information about ghosts in the White House. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7." -- Provided by publisher.   Now the ghosts of the three walk the house forever, trapped by their terrible fate. First published in , The House of Dies Drear is actually the oldest book on this list! But thankfully, the book’s receipt of an Edgar Award, and its status to many as a classic of MG fiction, have ensured that it remains in print for future generations.

      A new book by Bob Woodward, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post writer and co-author of All the President’s Men, is making the rounds and numerous passages are being quoted, debated and that was particularly intriguing claimed that the current president believes there are ghosts in the Oval Office, particularly the spirit of President Lyndon Johnson who likes to knock papers.   Who’s Haunting the White House? is an exploration of history as much as it is about ghosts. The audiobook is 1 hour and 37 minutes long. It retails for $ on , $ on , and $ on iTunes.


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Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cheryl Harness lives in Independence, Missouri. As an author and illustrator, she is known for her engaging approach to history, seen in such books as Our Colonial Year; Mary Walker Wears the Pants; Young Abe Lincoln; George Washington; Spymaster; Three Young Pilgrims, Ghosts of the White House; and Remember the Ladies.

Cheryl Harness lives in Independence, by: 2. The most famous address in America— Pennsylvania Avenue—is also perhaps the country’s most famous haunted house. Presidents, first ladies, White House.

In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in history/5(24).

In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in history/5.

This is an interesting book that features the ghosts of past American presidents who tell a little girl their stories as she tours the White House with her class. The book is a bit dated and could benefit from a new edition, but the stories are interesting/5. THE HAUNTED WHITE HOUSE GHOSTS OF AMERICA'S EXECUTIVE MANSION “I sit in this old house, all the while listening to the ghosts walk up and down the hallway.

At four o’clock, I was awakened by three distinct knocks on my bedroom door. No one was there. Damned place is haunted, sure as shootin’!” President Harry S. Truman. In addition to its political ghosts, the White House has long housed unsettling specters of a different, more bump-in-the-night kind, if numerous former leaders and their staff members are to be.

The new book 'Fear' is full of salacious details about President Trump's administration, but a supposed excerpt documenting the president's fear of ghosts is a hoax.

Not all White House ghosts are well known or have been presidents and first ladies. There are also lesser-known spirits like a white-haired old man that disturbed President Chester Arthur at night, a beautiful maiden in a flowing white dress sited in the old conservatory, and the unidentified boy called the “Thing” that greatly frightened the Taft residence staff in The White House's most famous alleged apparition is that of Abraham Lincoln.

One of Mumler's most famous photographs apparently shows Mary Todd Lincoln with the "ghost" of her husband, Abraham Lincoln.

[citation needed] Paranormal researcher Melvyn Willin, in his book Ghosts Caught on Film, claims that the photo was taken around (after Abraham Lincoln's death), and that Mumler did not First reported: or In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W.

is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in ed on: Decem Longtime White House Chief Usher Gary Walters described his encounter in a article about ghosts in the White House published on the official White House website (): “Several staff members have had eerie experiences.

Once, three police officers and I were standing at the state floor of the White House. Get this from a library. Ghosts of the White House. [Cheryl Harness] -- George Washington's ghost pulls a girl out of her school White House tour and takes her on a personal tour of the building, introducing her to the ghosts of previous presidents and to the history of.

The White House has some of the most famous ghost stories in the world. The American presidential headquarters at Pennsylvania Avenue is the home to the Lincoln bedroom ghost, Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, and a host of other spooky stories.

Back in the simpler Roosevelt days political advisers doubled as writers and there was no formal White House writing staff. Then and now, the best ghosts were part mind readers, part. Join Sara On A Magical Tour Of The White House The ghost of George Washington steps out of his White House portrait to introduce Sara — and the reader — to the ghosts of thirty-five other presidents.

Brief biographies of all the presidents, loads of fascinating trivia, and a time line round out this unique history of the : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Looking for the plot summary of The Ghost in the White House.

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Make sure you use proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling. For complete instructions on planning your visit to the White House, check out “ Field Trip Guide: Visiting the White House.” Find a book of local ghost stories at a school or public library and visit the actual locale featured in the story.

Good Luck. (with hopes you return). In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W.

Bush. This is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they hope will define their places in history.5/5(5). The second floor of the White House is the residence for the First Family, so many of the stories that emerge about this area come from presidents and their families.

One of the most frequently reported White House ghosts is President Abraham Lincoln, and. As a history of the Presidency, the book is a little confusing. As a history of the White House, and a ghostly history, it's a refreshing way of looking at the Presidential home.

Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness. Aladdin Paperbacks, reprinted ISBN (paperback), 48p.The White House has certainly seen its share of residents, but have any of them seen ghosts? TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager shared a creepy story last year that makes it sound like the historic.The ghost of George Washington steps out of his White House portrait to introduce Sara -- and the reader -- to the ghosts of thirty-five other presidents.

Brief biographies of all the presidents, loads of fascinating trivia, and a time line round out this unique history of the ed on: Janu