George Washington: Farmer, Soldier, President

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Capstone, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Give readers a fresh look into the fascinating lives of six famous Americans. This Series is aligned with the Standard, "The History of the United States' Democratic Principles and Values, and the Peoples from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage," as required by the National Council for History.

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User Review  - McEvilla - LibraryThing

When George 16 he became a surveyor. Mapping the land in the Virginia wilderness. When George was in his 20's he fought the war in the French and Indian war. George led soilders and colonists against ... Read full review

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User Review  - Janeece - LibraryThing

This book covered George Washington from three different perspectives. One it adresses him as a farmer which is how he started and listed a few facts about his life at this time. Then the author goes ... Read full review

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Prince Daniels, Jr was a two-time all-conference tailback, the fourth-leading rusher in Georgia Tech football history, with 3,300 yards. A two-time Academic All-ACC selection and elected team captain, Daniels was selected for the 2006 Hula Bowl, the college all-star classic. Daniels was drafted by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens in 2006 and released in 2009. More recently he has gained renown as an expert in the fields of fitness, meditation, and holistic health.

Pamela Hill Nettleton is a writer, editor, playwright, scriptwriter, librettist, professor and author. Twenty-three of her books are in publication-including a biography of Shakespeare and three series of children's books. More than 300 of her award-winning essays and features have appeared in magazines, newspapers, and websites; her video scripts have won more than 11 national awards, her plays have enjoyed repeated performances. Her doctorate dissertation on post-9/11 television masculinity won the 2010 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Broadcast Education Association, and she was awarded the 2014 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award at Marquette University.

Liza Biggers is a freelance illustrator who grew up in Florida and spent her teens in Ohio. She received her BA at Wright State University in Ohio before moving to New York City. Life experiences and a love of comics has greatly influenced her art. In March 2006, Liza's brother, Ethan, was shot by a sniper in Baghdad and succumbed to his wounds in February 2007 after a long battle. Liza never left his side and served as one of his primary caregivers. This experience led to many projects involving Veterans and their families. Today, Liza still resides in NYC and continues to illustrate

Jeff Yesh is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer whose award-winning work has been featured in multiple children's books. As a freelance artist, he splits his time illustrating both fiction and non-fiction works enjoyed by all ages, in addition to designing material for a wide variety of clients in the advertising and sports industries. Born and raised in Indiana, Jeff graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Based in Carmel, Indiana, Jeff enjoys being active outdoors and spending time with his wife and two daughters.