“The Buck Stops Here”
Time flies. Now we have the 20th
anniversary edition of THE BUCK STOPS HERE written and illustrated
by Alice Provensen (Penguin Young Readers Group, $18.99, over-sized
Geared to ages 8-12, this is a
winning intro to American presidents from Washington to Obama and
all those in between. Forty four chiefs are featured, all are given
their due with concise and clear historical and personal data.
The animated artwork is just
wonderful to look and and each president is characterized by witty
Forty-two, Clinton, quick to
Veered left and right and back
About the Authors: Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer are a wife and husband
team who successfully bridge the worlds of popular culture and traditional
scholarship. Co-authors of the critically acclaimed interactive oral histories
It Happened in the Catskills, It Happened in Brooklyn, Growing Up Jewish in
America, It Happened on Broadway, It Happened in Manhattan, It Happened in
Miami. They teach what they practice as professors at Dartmouth College.
They are also travel writers who specialize in luxury properties and fine dining
as well as cultural history and Jewish history and heritage in the United
States, Europe, and the Caribbean.
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