George Washington

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Publisher:
National Geographic Society,
Pub. Date:
c2000.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
940L
Description
Cheryl Harness uses her wonderfully vibrant art and down-to-earth writing style to "chip away the marble" and present George Washington as more than a monument. We see George the adventurous boy, tromping through the woods with his dog and his hunting rifle; George the courageous military leader fighting alongside his men; George the cunning military strategist, outfoxing the British and forcing their surrender at Yorktown; George the brilliant statesman presiding over the Constitutional Convention; and George the President, wisely protecting our country from enemies foreign and domestic so it could grow strong. But through it all, we see George as happiest living as an experimental farmer at Mount Vernon with his wife, Martha. He could have been Emperor of America, but he chose to spend his last years "looking after things that needed doing" at home. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visitnbsp;www.natgeoed.org/commoncorenbsp;for more information.
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ISBN:
9780792270966
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.1, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
940L
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subject_facet Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1797 -- Juvenile literature
Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature
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title_short George Washington
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History
Politics and government
Presidents
Washington, George