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Chasing George Washington
Adapted by Ronald Kidd / Illustrated by Ard Hoyt
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About The Book
What would it be like if you lived in the White House? Dee Dee, Jose, and Annie are about to find out! When their class takes a field trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the three accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life, which turns their everyday tour into an unexpected adventure! As they try to get the nation's first President back into his painting, the kids come across other famous White House residents, including Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Dolley Madison, and Jackie Kennedy. Through their madcap journey, they realize that the White House isn't just a tourist attraction--it's also a home.
About The Illustrator
Ard Hoyt has illustrated a number of books, including the New York Times bestsellers I’m a Manatee by John Lithgow and The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School by Laurie Halse Anderson. Ard lives with his wife and five daughters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 4, 2011)
- Length: 80 pages
- ISBN13: 9781416948612
- Grades: 2 - 5
- Ages: 7 - 10
- Lexile ® 450 The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Awards and Honors
- CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): Chasing George Washington Trade Paperback 9781416948612(3.5 MB)
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