Washington City Is Burning Summary
Harriette Gillem Robinet

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Washington City Is Burning Summary

Atheneum Books for Young Readers published Washington City Is Burning in 1996 as a Jean Karl Book.

This historical novel transpires during a pivotal time in the War of 1812. It portrays the adventures of a White House child slave, Virginia. As a servant to President Madison and his wife, Virginia witnesses the invasion of the British soldiers who burn Washington City, including the White House, in 1814.

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