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Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington

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Synopsis:

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 heand#8217;d need to become one of the greatest leaders America has ever known.

Anne Rockwelland#8217;s prose is dignified, Matt Phelanand#8217;s illustrations are striking, and the details they reveal about George Washingtonand#8217;s early days are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving.

Includes an authorand#8217;s note.

Synopsis:

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.
www.AnneRockwell.com
MATT PHELAN is an illustrator of both children's picture books and chapter books, such as The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, which won the John Newbery Medal. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
www.mattphelan.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152165833
Subtitle:
How a Shy Boy Became President Washington
ill.:
Trueman, Matthew,
Illustrator:
Phelan, Matt
Author:
Rockwell, Anne F.
Author:
Anne Rockwell
Author:
Phelan, Matt
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Political
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Presidents -- United States.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
no 01-09
Publication Date:
20090101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.5 x 9 in 1.15 lb
Age Level:
06-09

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Product details 48 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - English 9780152165833 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
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 heand#8217;d need to become one of the greatest leaders America has ever known.

Anne Rockwelland#8217;s prose is dignified, Matt Phelanand#8217;s illustrations are striking, and the details they reveal about George Washingtonand#8217;s early days are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving.

Includes an authorand#8217;s note.

"Synopsis" by , 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.
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