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Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washingtonby Anne Rockwell
Synopses & Reviews
A boy from Virginia becomes the first president
Before he was the face on the dollar bill, George Washington was a shy boy with a hot temper. But George had character and adaptability. He taught himself courage and self-control. At an early age, and without really realizing it, George Washington gathered the qualities hed need to become one of the greatest leaders America has ever known.
Anne Rockwells prose is dignified, Matt Phelans illustrations are striking, and the details they reveal about George Washingtons early days are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving.
Includes an authors note.
Through dignified prose and striking illustrations, this title reveals details about George Washington's early days that are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving. Includes an Author's Note. Full color.
About the Author
ANNE ROCKWELL is the author of hundreds of books for children, including the distinguished picture book biography Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth, an ALA Notable Children's Book. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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