Lost at the White House

A 1909 Easter Story

From the Series On My Own History

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The day Rena had been waiting for had finally arrived. She was going to the Easter egg roll at the White House, and nothing was going to spoil it for her. But then. . .well, what would you do if you were nine years old and lost at the White House? Lavishly illustrated with full-color paintings by Andrea Shine, Lisa Griest’s lively Easter tale is sure to become a holiday favorite with young readers.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.7
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF026020, JNF025210, JNF053100
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 370
Guided Reading Level L
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Author: Lisa Griest

Illustrator: Andrea Shine

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On My Own History

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these books capture readers’ interest and imagination. View available downloads →


School Library Journal

“A good introduction to historical fiction.”
School Library Journal