Item description for George Washington: True Patriot (Heroes of History) (Benge, Janet, Heroes of History.) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview On a dangerous mission for the British army, young Major Washington had no idea that one day he would lead an army of fellow colonials in a bitter battle for independence against Great Britain herself, the most powerful empire in the world. Commander in chief of the Continental army, chairman of the Constitutional Convention, and first president, George Washington was indispensable to the fledgling United States. (1732-1799) Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
Publishers Description "Children and adults alike love the popular Christian Heroes: Then & Now series. Now Christian Heroes authors Janet and Geoff Benge tell the stories of Heroes of History with the same engaging narrative style and historical depth This new series brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. George Washington was commander of the Continental forces in the Revolutionary War, chairman of the Constitutional Convention, and first president (1732-1799).
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.94" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.61" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 4
ISBN 1883002818 ISBN13 9781883002817
Availability 12 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 20, 2017 05:54.
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More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
Janet Benge has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about George Washington: True Patriot (Heroes of History) (Benge, Janet, Heroes of History.)?
Wonderful! Jul 16, 2008
I bought this to read to my 5 and 7 year old's at bedtime. We live near Mt. Vernon and I thought this book would be neat in order for them to learn more about George Washington. They like it and I am enjoying it as well! Even at their young ages they understand most of it and I've learned much more about him. I highly recommend this book and these authors (I have also read the George Mueller book--great).
Good Book - Poor Grammar Aug 11, 2005
This book (and most others in the Heroes of History series)is chock full of good information and reads easily in a child-friendly format. There are some "dry" areas, but history can be rather dry at times. My greatest concern is the improper grammar that is scattered liberally throughout every book in the series that I have read. I would prefer to give this book 3 1/2 stars.