Farmer George plants a nation
- Thomas, Peggy, 1960-
- 1st ed.
- Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2008.
- Physical description
- 40 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
E312.5 .T54 2008
- Unknown E312.5 .T54 2008
- Johnson, Layne.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-40).
- Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and his thoughts on slavery.--From publisher description.
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Juvenile literature.
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Homes and haunts > Juvenile literature.
- Family farms > Virginia > Mount Vernon (Estate) > History > Juvenile literature.
- Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) > History > Juvenile literature.
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2009.
- School Library Journal Best Books 2008.
- Publication date
- Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson.
- Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 6.2 0.5