Martha Washington: First Lady of the United States

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Capstone, Jul 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Profiles the life and efforts of a wealthy widow who married George Washington, who at the time was rising steadily through the military ranks, distinguished himself as commander of the Continental Army during the Revolution and became the nation's f
 

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Contents

God Bless Lady Washington
9
A Fateful Meeting
25
Revolution
39
Valley Forge
59
First Lady
77
Life and Times
96
Index
112
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.