Big George: how a shy boy became President Washington

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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 he'd need to become one of the greatest leaders America has ever known. Anne Rockwell's prose is dignified, Matt Phelan's illustrations are striking, and the details they reveal about George Washington's early days are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving. Includes an author's note.
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9780152165833
9780544582460
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LG
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880L
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Grouping Title big george how a shy boy became president washington
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subject_facet Presidents, Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799, Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Big George : how a shy boy became President Washington
title_full Big George : how a shy boy became President Washington / Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Matt Phelan
title_short Big George :
title_sub how a shy boy became President Washington
topic_facet Presidents, Washington, George