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George Washington : an American life

Author: Laurie Calkhoven
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2007.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life and accomplishments of the American hero, who was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and who became the first president of the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
BiographyJuvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Calkhoven
ISBN: 9781402735462 1402735464 9781402747489 1402747489
OCLC Number: 71223036
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: An American life --
Virginia childhood --
Early adventures --
Washington the soldier --
French and Indian War --
Trouble with taxes --
Coming revolution --
First in war --
Victory or death --
Valley Forge --
Long road to victory --
Private citizen --
First in peace --
Embattled second term --
Washington the slave owner --
First in the hearts of his countrymen --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Laurie Calkhoven.
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Presents the life and accomplishments of the American hero, who was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and who became the first president of the United States.

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