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A Picture Book of George Washington
by David A. Adler and John Wallner and Alexandra Wallner




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The life and legacy of our nation's first president, also known as commander of the Continental Army, husband to Martha, and an avid farmer and equestrian.

Over two hundred years after his death, George Washington remains one of the most studied figures in American history. This clear and concise picture book biography covers the important facts and historical background, complemented by charming illustrations. The text details Washington's early life as well as the Revolutionary War and his impressive career as leader of the newly formed United States. Young readers will love learning more about the man who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. Back matter features a timeline.

Repackaged paperback edition has an elegant new series design

For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.

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Overview

The life and legacy of our nation's first president, also known as commander of the Continental Army, husband to Martha, and an avid farmer and equestrian.

Over two hundred years after his death, George Washington remains one of the most studied figures in American history. This clear and concise picture book biography covers the important facts and historical background, complemented by charming illustrations. The text details Washington's early life as well as the Revolutionary War and his impressive career as leader of the newly formed United States. Young readers will love learning more about the man who was first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. Back matter features a timeline.

Repackaged paperback edition has an elegant new series design

For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823440597
  • ISBN-10: 0823440591
  • Publisher: Holiday House
  • Publish Date: September 2018
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 9.3 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: Picture Book Biography

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