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Diana’s White House Garden

Written by Elisa Carbone & illustrated by Jen Hill
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Diana Hopkins lived in a white house. THE White House.

World War II is in full force across the seas. It’s 1943, President Roosevelt is in office, and Diana’s father, Harry Hopkins, is his chief advisor. And Diana wants to be part of the war effort. After some well-intentioned missteps (her quarantine sign on her father’s office door was not well-received), the President requests her help with his newest plan for the country’s survival: Victory Gardens! From award-winning author Elisa Carbone comes the true story of how Diana Hopkins started her own Victory Garden on the White House lawn under the tutelage of Eleanor Roosevelt. With dedication and patience, she showed the nation that the war effort started first on the homefront.

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Young readers are sure to be inspired by Diana Hopkins’ persistence in her goal of personally contributing to the war effort during World War II. Kids will relate to her well-intentioned but problem-causing early attempts. They will be encouraged by her resilience when she continues to face setbacks even after she seems to have found a good way to contribute by working in the White House Victory Garden. They’ll enjoy how Diana’s impact extends far beyond helping provide fresh vegetables for the White House and helps inspire communities across the nation.

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Book Topics › US Presidents
Children's Books About Us Presidents
Book Topics › history
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Book Topics › World War II
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Who Wrote Diana’s White House Garden

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Elisa Carbone

Elisa Carbone lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Hendricks, West Virginia. Visit her at elisacarbone.com.

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Who Illustrated Diana’s White House Garden

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Jen Hill

Jen Hill attended RISD and studied under David Macaulay. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at jenhill.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780670016495
Publication Date:
May 3, 2016
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0670016497
Lexile:
AD610L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
182220
ATOS Book Level:
3.6
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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