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Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2007

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Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1967

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Washington, George

Summary: George Washington was the Mozart of American politics who succeeded in ways no President since has. He was the head of the military and resigned when the war was over; George III, his opponent, called him "the greatest man of our age" for voluntarily giving up power. Washington set the precedent of serving only two terms that was not broken until FDR, and then a Constitutional Amendment was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simply Magazine 2012

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Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.26 WAS

Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: LIBRARY OF AMERICA 1997

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Washington, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1997

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Washington, George

Summary: This one-volume collection covers five decades of Washington's astonishingly active life and brings together over letters, orders, addresses, and other writings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.41 WAS

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...

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WASHINGTON KEA

Van Lente, Fred

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

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

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JUD

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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

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

Thomas, Peggy.

Summary: Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.4 THO

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...

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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.

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran 1936

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAS

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

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

Mara, Wil.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAS

Contents: pt. 1. George Washington : the man who united America (a history of his life) / by Jay A. Parry and Andrew M. Allison -- pt. 2. Timeless treasures from George Washington (selections from his writings) / prepared by Andrew M. Allison, Jay A. Parry, and W. Cleon Skousen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Center for Constitutional Studies 2008

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Washington 2009

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 PHI

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
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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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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 PEA