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George Washington By Ingri d'Aulaire Edgar Parin d'Aulaire George Washington The D Aulaires researched this classic biography of the Father Of Our Country by traveling in the very footsteps of Washington across Virginia territory absorbing the essence of this great man Beauti

  • Title: George Washington
  • Author: Ingri d'Aulaire Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
  • ISBN: 9780964380318
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Paperback
  • George Washington By Ingri d'Aulaire Edgar Parin d'Aulaire The D Aulaires researched this classic biography of the Father Of Our Country by traveling in the very footsteps of Washington across Virginia territory, absorbing the essence of this great man Beautifully illustrated in full color Recommended in Laura Berquist Syllabus Grades 2, 3 and 4 Author Edgar D Aulaire Grade 1 6 Pages 60, Paperback Publisher Beautiful Feet BoThe D Aulaires researched this classic biography of the Father Of Our Country by traveling in the very footsteps of Washington across Virginia territory, absorbing the essence of this great man Beautifully illustrated in full color Recommended in Laura Berquist Syllabus Grades 2, 3 and 4 Author Edgar D Aulaire Grade 1 6 Pages 60, Paperback Publisher Beautiful Feet Books ISBN 0 9643803 1 5
    George Washington By Ingri d'Aulaire Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

    George Washington Facts, Revolution Presidency HISTORY George Washington Facts, Presidency Quotes Biography Apr , George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander in chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president George Washington Life, Presidency, Accomplishments Sep , George Washington, also called Father of His Country, born February February , Old Style , , Westland county, Virginia U.S died December , , Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S , American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution and subsequently first president of the United States . George Washington s Life George Washington s Mount Vernon Biography of George Washington, First U.S President Jul , George Washington February , December , was America s first president He served as commander in chief of the Colonial Army during the American Revolution, leading the Patriot forces to victory over the British.

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    1. Rebecca Ray on said:

      This is a classic children s biography that I read aloud to the children In this one, d Aulaire examines the life of George Washington, the first president of the United States of America Unlike their book on Benjamin Franklin, this book was not as idea driven, and I felt like it focused on the basics of history I also read Pocahontas to the children in August, and was enchanted by the illustrations and the picture of Pocahontas and her bravery, so after reading Pocahontas and Benjamin Franklin, [...]

    2. Lauren Anglin on said:

      1 Book summary, in your own words 3 pts This book talks about George Washington, the father of our country It tells the story of how it all started George Washington was the very first President of The United States This book informs readers the trials ad great accomplishments he went through to get there.2 Grade level, interest level, lexile 1 pt 2nd 3rd grade3 Appropriate classroom use subject area 1 pt classroom library social studies4 Individual students who might benefit from reading 1 pt s [...]

    3. Adrianne on said:

      I read this to my 75 year old daughters as part of the Charlotte Mason Ambleside Online curriculum and we loved it The pictures were beautiful, the book is paced well for younger or older children The historical content was both factual and interesting I myself learned a good deal from this book I grew up hating history I highly recommend this for anyone in classical conversations cycle 3 especially

    4. Stacy M. Patton on said:

      A wonderful book highlighting George Washington s accomplishments and leadership which led to the independence of this great country This book is beautifully illustrated and to the point I read this book to my 3 children 11, 10, 8 as additional reading as we study early American history This book highlights George Washington s moral integrity and hard work along with his remarkable leadership which led him to be appointed as our first president.

    5. Jana Eads on said:

      I really enjoy the D Aulaire s books, especially to teach history to a broad range of ages in our case age 3 11 The illustrations are wonderful, and we especially enjoy learning history by focusing on individual historical figures.

    6. Jamie Gottlieb on said:

      We read this book in one sitting d Aulaire as always, creates beautiful images and interesting text The kids enjoyed listening and it was a nice introduction to George Washington.

    7. Joy Hakim on said:

      This is a classic book why do we think the latest is the best and a favorite of lots of kids and me, too I recommend any book written by the d Aulaires.

    8. Rebecca on said:

      A wonderful biography of George Washington for elementary level readers Full page illustrations.

    9. Mistiemae1 Downs on said:

      This book came highly recommended by a homeschooling website, so I was looking forward to reading it with my children as part of our history curriculum The text gave an interesting and unique narrative of George Washington s life, but the illustrations were quite offensive In the depiction of Washington s wedding, the reader looks through the window of the estate to see the newlyweds dancing, while outside the black children gaze longingly at the scene Martha s son winks at them from inside On t [...]

    10. R. C. on said:

      I read this to my eight year old today, and probably years ago once or twice as well The illustrations are pretty, and the story goes by quickly without boring anyone There was one blatantly bizarre mention of Washington s slaves beaming with happiness to see him return after the war, and an illustration of, well, stereotypical Indians, legs askew and feathers in their caps I was able to edit the text as I read aloud and we talked about the illustrations No one brought up the cherry tree, but th [...]

    11. Jenevieve on said:

      Review first published on My Blog.Another short but well done history of George Washington Again, this had good information from birth to death along with the beautiful illustrations that the d Aulaires are known for I have seen some reviews that make note of how slavery is dealt with there is a picture of George riding his horse around the fields filled with happy, smiling slaves as well as other written references to of this sort Instead of shying away from this, which was a prevalent attitude [...]

    12. Alyssa Williams on said:

      George Washington was than just the first president of the United States, he was an empowering leader to many people This book is a biography about George Washington and his establishment throughout life This book can be used in grade 2, 3, and 4 It is appropriate for these grade levels and George Washington is a leader that people still talk about today The book contains colorful pictures that intrigue elementary school students and maintain their attention This book could be used for a paper [...]

    13. Tyrone Hardy on said:

      George Washington, is a non fiction biography about the 1st American President The book s pages are designed like web pages, which should be comforting to students today While the book wasn t exactly exciting, it would however provide a fantastic resource for students ranging from 2nd grade to 8th grade in my opinion The book is filled with tons of facts, and colorful historic photo depictions of several of George Washington s triumphs Clearly I would recommend this book to anyone needed data fo [...]

    14. Stan on said:

      This book is great introduction to a great man, an irreplaceable man As important as all the framers of the United States were, as important as the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are, when the principles of freedom were defined and the plans complete someone still had to make it happen George Washington was that man But the leader of the push for independence and freedom also owned slaves This book does not shy away from this point There is much to learn and much to discuss in [...]

    15. Heather on said:

      My kids were enthralled with this At one point someone commented, George Washington moved around a lot just like us They were able to identify with some of his earlier life.The illustrations were lovely and the text easy to understand It was a great introduction for the younger kids My older boys will need but this was a fantastic start.Highly recommended.

    16. Elizabeth on said:

      The boys and I have really enjoyed these biographies by the d Aulaires as part of the Beautiful Feet Early American History curriculum My only quibble with this one is the portrayal of Washington s slaves as happy and adoring Maybe they did respect him but let s not pretend they weren t oppressed and adored their position as slaves.

    17. Kristina Seleshanko on said:

      A really lovely childhood introduction to George Washington Beautiful illustrations make this a treat for the eyes, and the text does a good job of not making Washington inhuman, while emphasizing his strong qualities There is also a note at the end about making sense of a man who believed in person freedom but still owned slaves.

    18. Cindi on said:

      The pictures were very nice as always in the D Aulaire books This history of George Washington s was not quite as captivating as some of the other biographies by these authors, but it still gave us a nice glimpse into his life He was a great man indeed

    19. Ebookwormy1 on said:

      Another excellent installment of the D Aulaire biography series The narrative covers from Washington s childhood through his post Presidency retirement.It doesn t get better than this Highly recommended.

    20. Lmichelleb on said:

      I love the artwork in all the D Aulaire books, and this one was no exception The biography covered Washington s life and taught me something I don t remember knowing before, that he was a surveyor of land as a first career Not outstanding, but a solid read.

    21. Kristi on said:

      My eight year old daughter loves these books They give her lots of educational information and she doesn t even know she s learning They are great living books Love them all

    22. Deanna on said:

      These are great books They are a good supplement to our American History this year.

    23. Kay on said:

      Not our favorite of the series, but still a good peek into the life of our first president.

    24. Etta Mcquade on said:

      I loved the children s approach to this book and the tinge of humor

    25. Elijah Libert on said:

      Do not read this book until you have read Pocahontas because Pocahontas is in the same place as George Washington lived.

    26. Meredith Henning on said:

      Another great d Aulaire I think he liked this one even than Columbus and wants to memorize all the Presidents

    27. The other John on said:

      This one is a biography of George Washington, written and colorfully illustrated for children It s short, easy to read and has lots of pictures If that s not waiting room material, what is

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