The President and Me
"The President and Me: George Washington and the Magic Hat" by Deborah Kalb, daughter of distinguished scholar and journalist Marvin Kalb. ISBN 978-0-7643-5110-5. Copyright 2016. Softcover with 144 pages.
Adventure, history, and the drama of school life intertwine in this engrossing tale of a fifth-grade boy struggling to find his place after his best friend abandons him. Find out what happens when Sam's class takes a trip to Mount Vernon where he accidentally buys a bossy tri-corner hat that sweeps him off to the 18th century and a warm friendship with George and Martha Washington. As Sam travels back and forth between his present-day life and incredible adventures with George Washington, he learns about history, himself, and the nature of friendship and families.
For ages 10-13.