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Jan 02, 2001
| ISBN 9780375803970
| 6-9 years
Apr 13, 2011
| ISBN 9780307786951
| 6-9 years
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Jan 02, 2001 | ISBN 9780375803970 | 6-9 years
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George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong, fair in judgment, and respected by his friends as agood leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies—and he didn’t like it. When the colonies declared their independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. And when the colonies won their freedom, George was elected to lead the new nation as its first president.
This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country’s struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history–and on the life of a revolutionary hero.
Joan Heilbroner is best known for her first book, Robert the Rose Horse, which was published in 1961. Acquired by Dr. Seuss when he was editor of Beginner Books, it has been in print for more than 50 years. Her inspiration to… More about Joan Heilbroner
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