Farmer George Plants a Nation by Peggy Thomas audiobook

Farmer George Plants a Nation

By Peggy Thomas
Read by Richard Poe

Recorded Books, Inc.
0.39 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781490608860

George Washington as he's rarely seen. 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. Both illustrator and author worked closely with the staff of Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens to render an accurate portrait of Farmer George at work.

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Summary

Summary

George Washington as he's rarely seen. 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. Both illustrator and author worked closely with the staff of Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens to render an accurate portrait of Farmer George at work.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Students will find this title useful for reports, but will also find it a great nonfiction read.” School Library Journal (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Peggy Thomas

Author Bio: Peggy Thomas

Peggy Thomas is the author of more than fifteen books for children and teens, both fiction and nonfiction. She learned the art of children’s writing by watching her mother Margery Facklam, author of more than forty books. When she is not writing or researching a book, she visits schools to talk to kids about books and writing.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 0.39
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English