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Author Thomas, Peggy, 1960-
Title Farmer George plants a nation / Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson
Publisher Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2008
 Rodman Main Child Biography  W318t    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed
Descript 40 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-40)
Summary 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
Subject 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
Alt Author Johnson, Layne
ISBN 9781590784600

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