Farmer George plants a nation (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Farmer George plants a nation

Author: Peggy Thomas; Layne Johnson
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and his thoughts on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
collective biographies
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biography
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Thomas; Layne Johnson
ISBN: 9781590784600 159078460X 9781620910290 1620910292
OCLC Number: 124538503
Awards: Short-listed for Young Hoosier Book Award (Intermediate) 2011
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Children's) 2010
Short-listed for Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermediate) 2010
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson.
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Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and his thoughts on slavery.--From publisher description.

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"Students will find this title useful for reports, but will also find it a great nonfiction read."-School Library Journal, starred review "Exquisite artwork. . . . Should be included in library Read more...

 
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