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Take the Lead, George Washington

Take the Lead, George Washington: An Inspirational Biography of the Childhood Years of the First U.S. President! (Turning Points)
by Judith St. George
illustrated by Daniel Powers

A Turning Point Series biography that highlights Washington's childhood and the development of his character. This book is a great addition to upper elementary (and perhaps middle school) curriculum on American history.

“Both words and art dramatically capture… and chart Washington's personal evolution. - Booklist

Reading Levels
Interest Level:  Grade 3-6
DRA Level: 40
Guided Reading:  R
Lexile Measure: 570L

Below are three sample spreads from inside this fantastic book:

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