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Farmer George Plants a Nation

By Peggy Thomas, 1960-

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 this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade 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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159078460X


Format: Book
Author: Thomas, Peggy, 1960-
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.
Title: Farmer George plants a nation / Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson.
Publisher Date: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2008.
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.
Isbn: 159078460X 9781590784600
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 19
System Items Total: 19
Call Number: 973.4 Tho
Oclc: 124538503
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Bib Id: 309158

Format: Book
Author: Thomas, Peggy, 1960-
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.
Title: Farmer George plants a nation / Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2008.
Description: 40 p. : col. ill., map ; 27 cm.
Subjects: Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Homes and haunts -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Family farms -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Johnson, Layne
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-40).
LCCN: 2007018449
ISBN: 159078460X
ISBN: 9781590784600
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 19
Total Copies: 19
Call Number: 973.4 Tho