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Who's haunting the White House? : the president's mansion and the ghosts who live there / written by Jeff Belanger ; illustrated by Rick Powell.

Belanger, Jeff. (Author). Powell, Rick, 1963- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781454900269 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 58 pages : color illustrations ; 24x28cm
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 53-54) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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: An insider's view -- Modern ghost sightings at the White House -- White House investigation conclusion.
Summary, etc.: Explores the world inside the White House, where presidents, first ladies, and staff have seen darting shadows and ghostly apparitions that have been attributed to be such former inhabitants as Andrew Jackson, Abigail Adams, and Abraham Lincoln.
Subject: White House (Washington, D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
Ghosts > Washington (D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
Haunted houses > Washington (D.C.) > Juvenile literature.

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