Candace Fleming
Historical Picture Books
A Big Cheese
Farrar, Straus
& Giroux, 2004
978-0689841750
ages 4 to 8
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A Big Cheese For the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar
written by Candace Fleming
illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Classroom Guide

Based on a true moment in American history, this funny picture book celebrates the ingenuity and community spirit of one small New England town as it attempts to make the country's biggest cheese for the nation's greatest man.

Awards and Honors
Bank Street College of Education Best Childrens' Book 2000
CCBC Choices 2000
Center for Children's Books Best Book, 1999
NCSS-CBS Notable Trade Book, 2000
Nest Literary Classic
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