ELEANOR ROOSEVELT’S IN MY GARAGE
About the Book:
Title: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT’S IN MY GARAGE (History Pals #2)
Author: Candace Fleming, Mark Fearing (Illustrations)
Pub. Date: September 25, 2018
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
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In this hilarious follow-up to BEN FRANKLIN’S IN MY BATHROOM!, history and hijinks collide once more when Eleanor Roosevelt accidentally time travels to a ten-year-old’s home in 21st-century America!
When Eleanor Roosevelt time travels to Nolan and Olive’s house in modern-day Illinois, the kids don’t know who she is at first. After all, she’s old and wearing a hairnet. But the First Lady of the United States–some 80 years ago, that is– isn’t a mystery for long when she starts spouting things like “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” Fresh off a visit from Ben Franklin, Nolan and Olive know what they’re in for with this latest guest: an adventure. From drawing on ideals of civil protest to save the town park, to (almost) doing a loop-de-loop in a single-engine plane, to avoiding that know-it-all snoop Tommy Tuttle, there’s one laugh after the next in this second book in the History Pals series. Fun back matter expands the story and unpacks the amazing life of Eleanor Roosevelt.
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Candace Fleming awarded herself the Newbery Medal in fifth grade after scraping the gold sticker off the class copy of The Witch of Blackbird Pond and pasting it onto her first novel—a ten-page, ten-chapter mystery called Who Done It? She’s been collecting awards (her own, not Elizabeth eorge Speare’s) ever since.
Today, Candace is the versatile and acclaimed author of more than forty books for children and young adults, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize honored The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of the Russian Empire; Boston Globe/Horn Book Award-winning biography, The Lincolns; the bestselling picture book, Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!; the Sibert-Award-winning Giant Squid; and the beloved Boxes for Katje. She contributed the chapter on Katharine of Aragon to Fatal Throne. Photo credit: Michael Lionstar.
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Julie Waldron says
This sounds like a great way to teach middle schooler’s history. Looks like a fun book!
Penny Olson says
This sounds like a really fun way to learn history. Thanks.
Debra Branigan says
This book sounds like so much fun. Good luck with it.