Franklin and Winston

A Christmas That Changed the World

By Wood, Douglas

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ISBN
978-0-76363-383-7
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

Gr 4–6—In 1941, the leaders of two powerful nations experienced a Christmas like no other when Winston Churchill visited Franklin Roosevelt in the White House. Weaving actual quotations into the narrative (alas, no specific sources are cited), Wood's account of this meeting is also a story of how ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2011

In December 1941 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill traveled to the United States and spent the holidays with President Franklin Roosevelt at the White House. During his visit, they formed an alliance to fight the Axis Powers and crafted a charter for the Unite...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on September 13, 2011

Details the post-Pearl Harbor meetings between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt, humanizing both men in the process. Churchill, for example, proved to be an interesting White House guest: Not feeling comfortable in the room that Eleanor Roosevelt had chosen for him, he chose another. There was to be no talking or whistling i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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