Remember Me

George Washington
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9 
48 p.  
Retail $8.99

In Cart: 0
Available: 15
ISBN 9780792254904
Publisher Summary
Presents the life of George Washington, focusing on the Revolutionary War years and his presidency.

Cheryl Harness uses her wonderfully vibrant art and down-to-earth writing style to "chip away the marble" and present George Washington as more than a monument. We see George the adventurous boy, tromping through the woods with his dog and his hunting rifle; George the courageous military leader fighting alongside his men; George the cunning military strategist, outfoxing the British and forcing their surrender at Yorktown; George the brilliant statesman presiding over the Constitutional Convention; and George the President, wisely protecting our country from enemies foreign and domestic so it could grow strong. But through it all, we see George as happiest living as an experimental farmer at Mount Vernon with his wife, Martha. He could have been Emperor of America, but he chose to spend his last years "looking after things that needed doing" at home.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.

Visit for more information.
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt Gabriel's Journey Give Me Liberty : The Story of the Declaration of Independence Joan of Arc Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts Yellow Star, the : The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark Revolutionary John Adams Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers : How A First Lady Changed America Kaspar the Titanic Cat Shoes for Everyone : A Story About Jan Matzeliger Courage of Sarah Noble Susan B. Anthony : Fighter For Women's Rights Louis Braille : The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind Highway Robbery Secrets Of A Civil War Submarine : Solving The Mysteries Of The H. L. Hunley Mr. Tucket Flag Maker Dad, Jackie, and Me Johnny Appleseed : The Legend and the Truth Silver