Synopses & Reviews
When George Washington was eleven years old, he wanted nothing more than to visit his brother who lived many miles away. George's mother would not allow him to go, but George thought of a clever way to convince her. His first victory wasn't as grand as leading the troops during the Revolutionary War, but it showed the determined type of man he was to become.
This Ready-to-Read, Level 2 selection relates the story of 11-year-old George Washington, whose mother will not allow him to visit his brother who lived many miles away. George then thinks of a clever way to convince her to let him go. Full color.
About the Author
Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including andlt;iandgt;How Santa Got His Jobandlt;/iandgt; (an ALA Notable Book) and andlt;iandgt;Big Bad Wolves at Schoolandlt;/iandgt;. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.