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Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington

Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington

  • Title: Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington
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  • ISBN : 9780152165833
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 48 pages


A boy from Virginia becomes the first president Before he was the face on the dollar bill, George Washington was a shy boy with a hot temper But George had character and adaptability He taught himself courage and self control At an early age, and without really realizing it, George Washington gathered the qualities he d need to become one of the greatest leaders America A boy from Virginia becomes the first president Before he was the face on the dollar bill, George Washington was a shy boy with a hot temper But George had character and adaptability He taught himself courage and self control At an early age, and without really realizing it, George Washington gathered the qualities he d need to become one of the greatest leaders America has ever known Anne Rockwell s prose is dignified, Matt Phelan s illustrations are striking, and the details they reveal about George Washington s early days are fascinating, sometimes tragic, and always moving Includes an author s note


Author Anne Rockwell




Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington Reviews (31)

  • Great children s book biography about George Washington Great way to discuss the time period I liked the inherent lessons like You can have a difficulty or weakness like shyness and still accomplish great things.Being strategic and smart can have positive outcomes.You can have what seem to be like s [..]

  • George Washington was a tall, shy boy who loved to spend time on his own in the woods He learned from his half brother to be a Virginia gentleman, and loved to read books about ancient Roman heroes like Cincinnatus George grew into a man who worked on mapping the colony, loved the outdoors and excel [..]

  • A biography of George Washington that is also a picture book is hardly comprehensive, but this book is informative in a way that will entertain young and old readers The interesting illustrations are very expressive however, unfortunately most of the expressions are scowls This picture may even make [..]

  • A picture book but with some interesting facts about the life of our first President, George Washington Although he was shy as a boy, he became a distinguished leader of both the military and the nation As the book states, he worked hard to become a man who was polite and clever, fair and wise, loya [..]

  • I believe this is one of the better written biographies for children that I ve read It was a joy reading it to my own I would highly recommend classroom teachers reading this in honor of President s Day or during a study of the Revolutionary War The illustrations are beautiful My only complaint is t [..]

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