Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic
by Leslie Kimmelman and Victor Juhasz


Overview - In June of 1939, the United States played host to two very special guests. British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were coming to America. As it was the first visit ever by reigning British royalty, it was a chance for America to build a stronger relationship with the British, especially in those challenging times.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In June of 1939, the United States played host to two very special guests. British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were coming to America. As it was the first visit ever by reigning British royalty, it was a chance for America to build a stronger relationship with the British, especially in those challenging times. On the domestic side, many people didn't have jobs, housing, or food. Internationally, Adolf Hitler, Germany's leader, was threatening the countries around him and war loomed on the horizon. But First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt saw the visit as an opportunity for America to set aside its cares for a while and extend a warm welcome and hand of friendship to the royal guests. As part of the festivities, Eleanor hosts an all-American picnic that includes hot dogs, a menu item that shocks some people.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781585368303
  • ISBN-10: 158536830X
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
  • Publish Date: February 2014
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 11.31 x 9.2 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.01 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - 20th Century
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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & First Families (U.S

 
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