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George Washington's teeth

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A tongue-in-cheek dental history of our first President

"Poor George had two teeth in his mouth The day the votes came in. The people had a President, But one afraid to grin."

From battling toothaches while fighting the British, to having rotten teeth removed by his dentists, the Father of His Country suffered all his life with tooth problems. Yet, contrary to popular belief, he never had a set of wooden teeth. Starting at the age of twenty-four, George Washington lost on average a tooth a year, and by the time he was elected President, he had only two left! In this reverentially funny tale written in verse and based on Washington's letters, diaries, and other historical records, readers will find out what really happened as they follow the trail of lost teeth to complete tooflessness .

Illustrated in watercolors with subtle humor by Brock Cole, the main story is followed by a four-page time line featuring reproduced period portraits of Washington.

George Washington's Teeth is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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9780374325343
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Grouped Work ID 602c85f5-f75c-fa87-c9fa-87cf22b03e9d
Full title george washington s teeth
Author chandra deborah
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Diaries, Presidents, Presidents -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Teeth, Tooth loss -- United States -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Health -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature
title_display George Washington's teeth
title_full George Washington's teeth / written by Deborah Chandra & Madeleine Comora ; pictures by Brock Cole
title_short George Washington's teeth
topic_facet Diaries, Health, Presidents, Teeth, Tooth loss, Washington, George