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Young Washington

how wilderness and war forged America"s founding father

by Stark, Peter

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-498) and index.

    StatementPeter Stark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312.2 .S79 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 514 pages
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952426M
    ISBN 100062416065, 0062416073
    ISBN 109780062416063, 9780062416070
    LC Control Number2017052000
    OCLC/WorldCa1008765588

    Young Reader’s Choice Award History Since young readers in the Pacific Northwest have been participating in the Young Reader’s Choice Award (YRCA). The award was established in by Harry Hartman, a Seattle bookseller, who believed every student should have an opportunity to select a book that gives him or her pleasure. The Young. A page-turning middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British. The American Revolution is well under way in , but things are looking bleak for General George Washington and his Continental Army.

    Books Set in Washington, D.C. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Description. FINALIST FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BOOK PRIZE. A new, brash, and unexpected view of the president we thought we knew, from the bestselling author of Astoria. Two decades before he led America to independence, George Washington was a flailing young soldier serving the British Empire in the vast wilderness of the Ohio Valley.

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