In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military career, first as a colonel in the Virgina militia and then as a member of General Braddock'a staff during the French and Indian War. He later commanded the Virginia forces before joining the First Continental Congress. Much of the book is devoted to his campaigns during the American Revolution.
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This is a well written biography that is easily understandable and makes for entertaining reading.
It's a very interesting book. Simple, short and very easy to read. The author did a great job. I've really appreciated it.
Never knew how great Washington was.
This book is a great story. I am in the 8th grade and I had to do a book report on an autobiography. I have never really been interested in George Washington. Now that I read this book I understand why we don’t have to go to school on his birthday!