See our nation's capital like never before!
In almost 100 entries from A to Z discover little-known lore, hidden history, and quotable quotes about Washington D.C.
Throughout the book, humorous full-color cartoons enhance the funny, strange, and intriguing details behind important landmarks and the people who have come to the capital to run the nation’s business, celebrate, protest, live in the thick of it or just visit.
From the aluminum tip of the towering Washington Monument to the marble bathtubs in the Capital building’s basement, this book offers a top to bottom look at Washington D.C. and its eclectic history that will enchant visitors and locals alike.
The end papers feature a comprehensive map of the District showing locations of key buildings including The White House, The Washington Monument, The Lincoln Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and The Capitol building as well as many other important locations.
A Junior Library Guild selection!