In this simply written book filled with fun facts and historical trivia about first ladies – mostly wives of the presidents but in some cases a daughter, niece or other relative – young readers discover interesting tidbits about these amazing women.  Answering the question “Do first ladies really make a difference”, information about Eleanor Roosevelt’s outreach during the Depression and WWII, Mary Todd Lincoln’s contempt for slavery, and Edith Wilson’s work to decode secret messages during WWI are intertwined with anecdotes such as Mamie Eisenhower’s passion for pink, Sarah Polk’s refusal to allow dancing in the White House, and Barbara Bush’s book about her dog Millie.  With colorful illustrations and a question and answer format, this nonfiction look at our nation’s first ladies spotlights the stamp each has put on the White House and our nation.