Author: Katherine Gibbs Davis
Illustrator: David A. Johnson
Publication Date: 2004
Genre: Nonfiction Picture Book
Audience: Gr. 3+
Awards: Parents’ Choice Gold Award
Overview: How many pets do you think have lived in the White House? 2? 20? 200? This book explores the variety of pets that have lived in the White House. From grizzly bears, dogs, and elephants, this book gives a bright approach to the United States presidents.
Activity: Have the students find a life lesson or motivational quote that has an animal in the quote.
Reviewer’s Name: Alex Corbutt