- By Lenny Hort
- Paperback: 128 pages
- Ages: 10-17
- Grades: 5-12
Often called the father of our country, George Washington beat the odds to lead the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, served as first President of the United States, and retired from public life to farm Virginia's largest plantation.
In this DK series, full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of famous lives that students will love to read. Modern scholarship and a variety of narrative approaches give the reader a chance to explore the extraordinary world of George Washington.