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Go behind the scenes at the White House to uncover intriguing (often startling) facts about the US presidents - facts few others know. Not just another book about the presidents! The President Did What? is structured as a trivia quiz (multiple choice) to make it interactive and keep you guessing. But that's not all. Every president is covered, from George Washington to Barack Obama. Plus there's a complete list of the presidents and their vice presidents for easy reference. No more drawing a blank at the mention of such presidents as Franklin Pierce, Millard Fillmore, or Benjamin Harrison. Thanks to The President Did What?, you'll know details about even the "forgotten presidents", details history buffs may be unaware of. For example, see the sample questions below: What president...

  • Worked as a model in college and was on the cover of Cosmopolitan?
  • Invented baked Alaska and chicken a la king?
  • Made his own suits and a suit for the governor of Kentucky?
  • Was so cheap he served White House guests ice water in paper cups?
  • Allowed his son's two pet alligators to roam loose in the White House?

Who should listen to this book? US history buffs... Trivia buffs... Students... Teachers... Those looking for a fun, informative listen and those who enjoy an intellectual challenge. Is this book suitable for children? Yes, for those in the middle grades and higher.

©2014 Nancy N. Ragno (P)2015 Nancy N. Ragno

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Good trivia read from 8 years old and up.

great trivia book. A good length read for young and old. Could be used as family game.