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Big George how a shy boy became President Washington by Anne F. Rockwell

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Published by Harcourt in Orlando [Fla.] .
Written in English


  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents

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Portrays George Washington as a shy boy who wasn"t afraid of anything except talking to people, but who grew up to lead an army against the British and serve as president of the new nation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (T.p. verso).

StatementAnne Rockwell ; illustrated by Matt Phelan.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
ContributionsPhelan, Matt, ill.
LC ClassificationsE312.66 .R63 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23162059M
ISBN 100152165835
ISBN 109780152165833
LC Control Number2002004984

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