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Meet George WashingtonMeet George Washington
Joan Heilbroner
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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 a good leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies--and he didn't like it. 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.
     

 
Beautiful Feet Books: George Washington Beautiful Feet Books: George Washington
Ingri D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
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In "George Washington," the d'Aulaires form a glowing pageant of colonial life in their depiction of our first president. From the little boy George, growing up on a Virginia plantation, through his schooling and his life on the Mount Vernon estate, this book details the experiences which brought Washington to lead the struggling colonies through a revolutionary war to freedom. Young readers will be inspired as they learn how little George Washington grew up to become the "Father of His Country." This oversized book is beautifully illustrated. Recommended for ages 4 to 11.
     

 
The Life of WashingtonThe Life of Washington
Josephine Pollard
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For generations, Pollard's late 19th-century writings have captured young minds. Here she portrays the true character and service of America's first leader---George Washington. Written in single syllables for the early reader, this biography offers a picturesque vocabulary as well as dramatic descriptions of Washington's life---how his kindness, mercy, courage, and leadership set him apart from other men in his time. 113 pages, softcover from Beautiful Feet.
     

 
Apostle of Liberty The World-Changing Leadership of George WashingtonApostle of Liberty The World-Changing Leadership of George Washington
Stephen McDowell
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George Washington holds the title of the "Father of our Country", and many behold him as a leader for Christianity and Liberty. Exploring his character, ethics, religion, actions as a general, wisdom as a president, and his legacy, Washington: Apostle of Liberty paints a portrait of a leader whose beliefs changed the world. 320 indexed pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
     

 

 
George Washington's Farewell AddressGeorge Washington's Farewell Address
George Washington
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On September 19,1796, George Washington announced that he would leave the presidency. His farewell address encapsulates a view of the Union, the Constitution, and good citizenship that is an important part of American political thought today. This amazing letter to all of us offers advice that is pertinent in matters we debate as a nation even today.
     

 
George Washington, Sower SeriesGeorge Washington, Sower Series
Norma Cournow Camp
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See history come alive...learn of many hidden facts involving famous men and women from the pages of their diaries, letters to friends, books they wrote, etc. Washington was not a preacher or great Bible scholar, and he did not speak or act in this manner. He was much like the average member of your church, for he sat regularly in the pews of many churches. Daily Washington lived by the biblical teachings he gleaned from his Bible reading. And he was a sower of the seeds of faith to others. For ages 9 to 13.
     

 
George Washington's WorldGeorge Washington's World
Genevieve Foster
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George Washington's World sets American history into a world-wide context through short, beautifully written stories that explain what was going on during the main portions of Washington's life. When George was a young man, Benjamin Franklin was the most well-known American, Louis XV was on the throne of France, and George II was king of England. James Cook was sent by the Royal Society of London to Tahiti where their team of astronomers might observe a total eclipse of the sun and thereby accurately measure the distance between the earth and the sun. Learn about these and other historical events and people in this Newbery Honor Book of 1940. Prolifically illustrated with intriguing line drawings and detailed timelines. 355 pages, softcover. 4th-8th Grade.
     

 
George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent  Behaviour in Company and ConversationGeorge Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation
George Washington
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This collection of George Washington's maxims is contained in a handsome hardcover. 110 of his rules, written at age 14, are comprised of both common-sensical rules such as not talking with meat in your mouth, to more unique rules such as not spitting in the fire. 30 pages, 4.25" x 6.75". Red Imitation-Leather like cover with imprinted gold title. Hardcover, 30 pages.
     

 

 

 

 
Inspiring Animated Heroes: George Washington, DVDInspiring Animated Heroes: George Washington, DVD
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As a leader, Washington did not seek personal power or privilege. His acceptance of the leadership of the new army and of the new nation came with humility, faith, and trust in God. Whether in business or community, religion or family, the qualities of leadership that he exemplified can inspire each of us. We should seek out and encourage the best of Washington's qualities in those that lead us today. Role models, including teachers, parents, community leaders, and elected officials can demonstrate compassionate leadership everyday for our children to emulate. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Running Time: Approximately 45 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo. Directed by Richard Rich, former Walt Disney Productions director.

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Excellence awards: The Dove Seal of Approval Award; Early Childhood Years Award, 11th Annual; Approved by Kids First: A Coalition for Quality Children's Media; Practical Homeschooling's highest rating; The Film Advisory Board "Award of Excellence."


     

 
Bulletproof George WashingtonBulletproof George Washington
David Barton
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One of the turning points in the young George Washington's life took place July 9th, 1755, in a French & Indian War battle. The only officer on horseback not shot down, the 23-year old Washington knew that his life was in God's hands.and he offered God liberal gratitude for his deliverance. This short book offers an interesting look at an event in Washington's life not often talked about, with many historic illustrations and artifact photographs. 62 pages, softcover.
     

 

 

 

 
If You Grew Up with George WashingtonIf You Grew Up with George Washington
Ruth Belov Gross
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A different time...a different place...What if you were there? If you grew up with George Washington --What did you do to have fun? --Could you hear the news on radio or TV? --How did you light your house at night? This book tells you what it was like to live in Virginia during the colonial times of the 1730s and 1740s. Designed for 2nd and 3rd graders, the text is informative and easy to read.
     

 

 
George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary WarGeorge Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
Thomas B. Allen
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The days of spying and intrigue started long before our modern wars; find out how the Americans outspied the British through a number of unusual ways. Get acquainted with the numerous women spies who had access to information that most men didn't, the "disinformation" being passed back and forth, and the spy networks that hid messages in boots, buttons and other places! Period illustrations, maps and portraits are also included. 184 pages, softcover. 5" x 6.75".
     

 
George Washington and the General's DogGeorge Washington and the General's Dog
Frank Murphy
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This book will help children in grades 1-3 learn to read, step by step. George Washington loved animals. What happened when he found a lost dog after a battle? Read this true story and find out. Children who are just beginning to read alone will delight in practicing their new skills with such a fun story.
     

 
George Washington: The Character and Influence of OneGeorge Washington: The Character and Influence of One
Verna M. Hall
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As pundits wonder if America's political leadership will be restored in the 21st century, Hall looks to our past---and finds a remarkable example of Christian character and courage. Teens will be fascinated by these excerpts from Washington's writings and accounts by his contemporaries, emphasizing his faith in God's sovereign will for the United States. 480 pages, 8.5" x 11" hardcover from F.A.C.E.
     

 

 
George Washington: The Story Of Our Nation From Coast To Coast, From 1747 To 1803George Washington: The Story Of Our Nation From Coast To Coast, From 1747 To 1803
Sally Senzell Isaacs
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History can often be muddled in the minds of students who don't connect events and people that are often studied separately. TheAmerica in the Time of... series helps to remedy this with a book filled with fascinating sidebars, text, photographs and illustrations. Learn about the events of our country from 1747 to 1803. A historical map, glossa ry, important dates to remember box and index are also included. 48 pages, softcover. Ages 9-12.
     

 
Take the Lead, George WashingtonTake the Lead, George Washington
Judith St. George
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What was the "turning point" that set young George on a path to the White House? Your 9- to 12-year-olds will find out in this delightfully illustrated picture book! Learn how an early trek into the American frontier helped the son of a wealthy gentleman farmer discover his inner grit and determination, preparing him for any challenge---even leading the fledgling United States! 48 pages, hardcover from Philomel.
     

 
The Life of George Washington, Grades 6-9The Life of George Washington, Grades 6-9
Mary L. Williamson
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Love of liberty---and God---compelled George Washington to serve his country. This easy-to-read biography details the president's accomplishments as statesman, soldier, farmer, and family man and reveals how his exemplary Christian character, values, and ideals shaped the beginnings of American politics. Inspirational reading for ages 10 and up. 120 pages, softcover from Christian Liberty Press.
     

 
Heroes of History: George Washington Unit Study Curriculum GuideHeroes of History: George Washington Unit Study Curriculum Guide
Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
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This unit study accompanies the book George Washington: True Patriot, from the Heroes of History series.

This unit study provides teachers with ways to use the book as a vehicle for teaching and reinforcing cross-curricular concepts, including geography, history, missions, social studies and more. Chapter questions are grouped together, with additional sections for each subject area to be studied. Answers and suggested resources are also included. This unit guide may be used for both group and individual studies; fact sheets & maps are reproducible. 64 pages, softcover.
     


 
Heroes of History: George Washington, True PatriotHeroes of History: George Washington, True Patriot
Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
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The Heroes of History series chronicles the true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history.

In each new crisis, the young United States sought out George Washington. As commander in chief of the Continental army, chairman of the Constitutional Convention, and first president, this indispensable American served the struggling nation when its survival and form hung in balance.

For ages 10 and up.
     


 
DK Readers, Level 3: George Washington: Soldier, Hero, President/Grades 2-3 DK Readers, Level 3: George Washington: Soldier, Hero, President/Grades 2-3
Ron Fontes, Justine Fontes
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George Washington was America's first President...and one of the bravest soldiers in its history. Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in this book, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Level 3: Grades 2-3.
     

 
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
Carole Marsh

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This series correlates to state and national standards, teaching students about important people, places, and events in history! These readers are broken into short easy to read information reinforced by simple activities. Each reader includes a glossary, interesting facts, reading, puzzles, highlights of achievements, sequencing of important events, and simple math activities! 12 pages each. Grades K-4.
     

 
Quotations of George WashingtonQuotations of George Washington
George Washington
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About 100 comments about life, government, politics, culture and interpersonal relations from America's first president. The new series look features a classic portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil.
     

 
WashingtonWashington
Douglas Southall Freeman
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Washington is an abridgment by Richard Harwell of the Pulitzer-winning 7-volume biography by Douglas Southall Freeman. With a new introduction by Michael Kammen and afterward by Dumas Malone, Washington is a complete, definitive one-volume biography of George Washington. Contains black and white illustrations of George Washington and sixteen maps.
     

 
Washington: Collected WritingsWashington: Collected Writings
George Washington, John H. Rhodehamel
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For two centuries George Washington has been universally acknowledged as the one indispensable founder of the American Republic. This one-volume edition-the most comprehensive and authoritative ever published-covers five decades of Washington's astonishingly active life and brings together over 440 letters, orders, addresses, diaries, and other writings. The only collection to include both public and personal documents, this Library of America volume reveals Washington to have been a forceful, accomplished, and at times eloquent writer. Above all, it demonstrates the keen practical intelligence that distinguished his leadership in war and peace, and the patriotism, dignity, and sense of honor that won the admiration and trust of Americans in his own time and in succeeding generations.
     

 

 
The Real George Washington: The True Story of America's Greatest DiplomatThe Real George Washington: The True Story of America's Greatest Diplomat
Andrew M. Allison
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Appropriately enough, the story of our first president's life reflects much of America's own. Rather than focus on the interpretations of historians, this up-close-and-personal look relies on Washington's own words---through biography and important and insightful passages from his writings. Much can be learned by studying the sound principles of one of our Founding Fathers! 928 pages, softcover from National Center for Constitutional Studies.
     

 
Founding Father: Rediscovering George WashingtonFounding Father: Rediscovering George Washington
Richard Brookhiser
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In this enlightening biography, popular essayist and political commentator Richard Brookiser revisits the spectacular career of George Washington, at once our most familiar and enigmatic president. Challenging the modern perceptions of Washington as either a political figurehead of little actual importance or a folk legend rather than a real man, Brookhiser traces the president's amazing accomplishments as a statesman, soldier, and founder of a great nation in a quarter century of activity that remains unmatched by any modern leader. Brookhiser goes on to examine Washington's education, ideals, and intellectual curiousity, illuminating how Washington's character and values shaped the beginnings of American politics.
     

 

 

 

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