George Washington's World

George Washington's World

Code: GWW



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By: Genevieve Foster

This classic not only provides the reader a true biography of the great American, but a view of the world in which he lived. Marvel at the lives of Benjamin Franklin, Frederick the Great, Voltaire, Napoleon, Catherine of Russia, Eli Whitney, Mozart, Bach, young Napoleon and many other notables of the 18th century. Portrayed as a whole, political, industrial, and scientific revolutions of the 1700's come to life as never before. Laced with vivid illustrations and carefully researched maps and charts, this timeless work is enhanced by the contribution of the author's daughter, Joanna Foster, with recently discovered stories about people whom she knew her mother would want to include.

Recommended for ages 9 and up
355 pages
A 1942 Newbery Honor book.
ISBN: 096438034X