Revolutionary Friends

General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

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ISBN: 9781590788806

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Published by (2013-04-01)

Young fans of the smash Broadway hit "Hamilton" will enjoy this narrative nonfiction picture book story about the important friendship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. Lafayette has come to America to offer his services to the patriotic cause. Inexperienced but dedicated, he is a much-needed ally and not only earns a military position with the Continental Army but also Washington's respect and admiration. This picture book presents the human side of history, revealing the bond between two famous Revolutionary figures. Both the author and illustrator worked with experts and primary sources to represent both patriots and the war accurately and fairly. A Society of School Librarians International Book Award Honor California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Honor A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year A Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 16.99 USD / 22.99 CAD
Published: 2013-04-01
ISBN: 9781590788806
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Page Count: 40
Trim Size: 8-3/4 x 11
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". . . This oversize, handsome package will introduce a little-known aspect of the Revolutionary War history through pithy words and often dramatic pictures. It respects its audience as well as the historically significant friendship it portrays."-- Booklist, starred review

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