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Avlon, John P.

Summary: "The Farewell was published at the end of Washington's second term. It was reprinted in newspapers across the country. The President began the letter during his first term intending to retire but was persuaded by Hamilton and Jefferson to run for a second. By the end of that term he was the object of scurrilous press attacks and alarmed by the growing partisan bitterness. Fearful for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 AVL

Griswold, Mac K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.41 GRI

Wiencek, Henry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 WIE

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Draws on primary source documents and photographs of historical artifacts to examine the lives of men and women enslaved by the Washington family, and includes information on the present-day archeological survey of Mount Vernon's Slave Cemetery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 MCC

Van Lente, Fred

Summary: A graphic biography of America's first president blends true facts with humorous illustrations to bring American history to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 VAN

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 WAS

Jackson, Garnet.

Summary: A simple biography of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE JAC

Keating, Francis Anthony

Summary: "The fifth of ten children, George Washington was a dreamer, a hard worker, an athlete, and a peacemaker. By the time he was fifteen he had handwritten for himself the "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation." These were his rules to live by. He could not have known what his future would hold...and these rules speak to who he was as a boy and a man. Based on this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WASHINGTON KEA

Levy, Janey

Summary: Mount Vernon, George Washingtons residence, holds a special place in US history and in the hearts of many Americans. But its history of slavery has remained largely hidden until recently. Thats because its difficult to accept the contradiction of a Founding Father who fought for liberty, but engaged in the practice of slavery. This thought-provoking volume uses the discoveries of archaeologists...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.4 LEV

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Cheney, Lynne V.

Summary: Story of the determination and courage of Washington to lead his men to victory against all odds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 Che

D'Aulaire, Ingri

Summary: A simple biography of Washington, telling of the major events in his life and stressing the upbringing that endowed him with the qualities of leadership.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran 1936

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAS

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Uses the life of George Washington as a reference to examine the history of the United States during the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the time of the Continental Congress, and early years of this new nation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 1998

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Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: Describes an incident in the early life of George Washington, which provides a glimpse of his relationship with his mother.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRE

Rand, Casey.

Summary: A biography of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAS

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Washington 2009

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
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Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: "In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian Warand the American Revolution"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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Ganeshram, Ramin

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Summary: Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington's chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washingtons for his prowess in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ganeshram 2018

Peacock, Louise.

Summary: Examines the events leading up to the Battle of Trenton, the battle itself, and its aftermath, as told through historical excerpts, a tour of Washington's crossing, and a series of fictionalized letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 PEA

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: After serving Martha Washington loyally for twenty years, Oney Judge realizes that she is just a slave and must decide if she will run away to find true freedom.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIN

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "The story of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation's capital and reach freedom"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JUDGE, ONA DUN

Kent, Zachary.

Summary: Traces the life of the Virginia surveyor, soldier, and plantation owner who became the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Washington 1986

Gaines, James R.

Summary: They began as courtiers in a hierarchy of privilege, but history remembers them as patriot-citizens in a commonwealth of equals. On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon; that same night, across the Atlantic, Paul Revere mounted the fastest horse he could find. So began what have been called the "sister revolutions" of France and America. In a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 GAI