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FIrst Ladies Fandex Family Field Guide

Carolyn Vaughan (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 8 to 9

Availability: In stock

$10.95
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Details:

Paperback: 50 pages

Publisher: Workman Publishing

Language: English

ISBN: 9780761129448

Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces

Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 4.3 x .9 inches

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Description

Michelle. Laura. Jackie. Dolley. Eleanor. Mamie. Nancy, Barbara, Hillary. Recognizable by one name alone, these women--the First Ladies--are often as accomplished as their spouses, and sometimes more beloved. Written by Carolyn Vaughan, First Ladies continues the unique, full-color die-cut Fandex format with lively portraits of the 40 women who have served as America's version of queen. Here's Dolley Madison, the first two-time First Lady--having served earlier as hostess for widower Thomas Jefferson. Elizabeth Monroe, who, while traveling in France with her husband, James, saved General Lafayette's wife from the guillotine. The secret president, Edith Galt Wilson, who allegedly ran the country during Woodrow's prolonged and disabling illness. And more surprises: Pat Nixon adding 600 important paintings and antiques to the White House Collection of Americana; Rosalynn Carter (and not Eleanor Roosevelt) stirring controversy by attending Cabinet meetings. Evocative correspondents, gracious hostesses, behind-the-scenes speech writers, inexhaustible volunteers--these are the great women who have done so much to shape our nation.

-50 die-cut full color cards
-Hinged together with a plastic bolt
-Deck comes inside a clear plastic box with spine

Fandex is the quirky and wide-ranging series that includes images and text to create a lively family field guide of pure information. Take them along on a trip, use them to spark dinner table conversation, or keep them on hand for instant reference.

About Workman Publishing:
Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles since 1968. Their wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe.