George Washington's
Teeth


by Deborah Chandra & Madeleine Comora
illustration by Brock Cole

A funny (but still respectful) account of George Washington, centered primarily around this troubles with his teeth. Written in verse, the storyline draws from Washington's letters, diaries, and other historical records, and will dispel some popularly held notions. For instance, did you know that Washington never had a set of wooden teeth? We thought he did!

This book got starred reviews across the board! Booklist said "This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery."  And School Library Journal said "This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library."


Reading Levels

Interest Level:  K-Gr. 3                  DRA Level: 30                  Lexile Measure: 720L
Grade Level Equiv: 3.5                Guided Reading: N


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