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In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. With over 100 black-and-white illustrations, Washington's fascinating story comes to life - revealing the real man, not just the face on the dollar bill!
Paperback, 112 pages
Published on January 8, 2009 by Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-10: 0448448920
ISBN-13: 9780448448923
8 Book Reviews
  • pianodog8
    pianodog8about 1 year22 stars
    I read this book because I saw a bunch of other kids reading the Who Was books. I really love history, and Who Was George Washington? was great, it gave lots of information about our first President. But I don't like it that much, in my own opinion. It's still OK though! Great for school libraries.
    • pizzagirl7
      pizzagirl7about 1 year44 stars
      George Washington was only 11 when his father died . His mother was very mean. As George got older he got to get away from his mother. In George's life he and went from normal to a solider twice. He worked very hard to be a solider and tried very hard to win the battles. When George finally retired , every one wanted him to be the first President of the United States. I recommend this book to all ages and I rate this book 4/5 stars . Thank you for reading my review! -Pizzagirl7😜
      • jalen30214
        jalen30214over 1 year44 stars
        I connected to this book from the time when I read another book about George Washington. First George Washington is born in the early 1700s. Next he becomes the first president of the United States. Last he dies peacefully on Mount Vernon. I would give this book a four star because it does a good job of talking about George Washington's life.
        • rohawetesy
          rohawetesyalmost 4 years44 stars
          you want to learn how are First president lived his life..... Than this is the book for you. Did Mr. Washington want to be president? How did he feel about his army during war?
          • Munachiover 5 years
            george washington
            • amur
              amurover 6 years
              I love this book.
              • 20gcogan
                20gcoganalmost 9 years
                I want to read it.
                • 20douellet
                  20douelletalmost 9 years
                  This book adds a lot of important information on George Washington and specific dates. If you need a book to get s lot of information about something the "Who Was" books are good for that.

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