When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight For An American Icon by Natasha WingWhen Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight For An American Icon by Natasha Wing

When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight For An American Icon

byNatasha WingIllustratorAlexandra Boiger

Hardcover | March 7, 2017

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Before she was an iconic First Lady of the United States, Jackie Kennedy was a born-and-raised New Yorker. She loved everything about her city, from the natural beauty of the parks to the architectural history of the buildings. So when the owners of Grand Central wanted to build a skyscraper on top of the famous train station, Jackie knew they had to be stopped. She helped inspire thousands of people to come together and fight to protect the historic landmark. From letter-writing campaignsall the way to the Supreme Court, this little-known story celebrates winning in the face of immeasurable odds and how one person can make a big difference.
Natasha Wing is the author of many fiction and nonfiction picture books, including the popular Night Before series. She lives in Colorado. www.natashawing.com Alexandra Boiger grew up in Munich, Germany. She has illustrated many picture and chapter books, including five popular books about ballerina Tallulah and She Persisted...
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Title:When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight For An American IconFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.37 inPublished:March 7, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547449216

ISBN - 13:9780547449210

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? What a great idea for a book!? an offering as charming as it is informative." -Booklist, starred review

? "? an inspiring historical episode that also makes a strong case for the general value of preserving our country's architectural treasures. Grand, in several ways."
-Kirkus, starred review"