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George Washington

by Samuel Carbaugh Carla Mooney

George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself offers a fascinating look into the life and times of our nation's first president. Readers ages 9 and up can explore Washington's years as a young Virginia gentleman, his military battles, and his political contributions to a fledgling nation. 25 hands-on activities help kids learn about this legendary figure in American history. George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself includes biographical sidebars, illustrations, historical facts that allow kids to explore George Washington in a fun, hands-on way.

George Washington

by Samuel Carbaugh Carla Mooney

George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself offers a fascinating look into the life and times of our nation's first president. Readers ages 9 and up can explore Washington's years as a young Virginia gentleman, his military battles, and his political contributions to a fledgling nation. 25 hands-on activities help kids learn about this legendary figure in American history. George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself includes biographical sidebars, illustrations, historical facts that allow kids to explore George Washington in a fun, hands-on way.

George Washington

by Lenny Hort

George Washington is often called the father of our country. He beat the odds to lead the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, served as first president of the United States, and then retired from public life to farm Virginia's largest plantation. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today. Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts, and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of famous lives that students will love to read. Modern scholarship and a variety of narrative approaches give today's reader a chance to explore the extraordinary worlds of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. This new way of looking at classic subjects creates a unique reading experience that breathes life into the book-report and summer-reading repertoire.

George Washington

by Kristin Thoennes Keller

Follows the life of the revered leader George Washington. Covers Washington's childhood on a farm and his early lessons on being a gentleman to his experience in the French and Indian War, his military leadership in the Revolutionary War, and finally, his role as first President of the United States.

George Washington Carver

by Tonya Bolden

A Coretta Scott King Honor Award author offers a fresh look at this pioneering American innovator Shampoo from peanuts? Wallpaper from clay? Ink from sweet potatoes? Discover Carver's imagination and inspiration in this one-of-a-kind biography. With imagination and intellect, George Washington Carver (1864-1934) developed hundreds of unexpected products from everyday plants. This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, and impassioned educator. This book follows his life from slave and orphan to his college days as the first African American to attend Iowa State College (where he later taught), and on to his life and work in the field of agriculture. Illustrated with historical artifacts and photographs, the book traces Carver's life, discoveries, and legacy.

George Washington (Profiles of the Presidents)

by Michael Burgan

A biography discussing the personal life, education, and political career of the first President of the United States, George Washington.

George Washington: Revolutionary Leader and Founding Father

by Sari Earl

This book examines the remarkable life of George Washington. Readers will learn about Washington's family background, childhood, education, military and political career, and societal contributions.

George Washington's Spy: A Time Travel Adventure

by Elvira Woodruff

A carefree autumn night takes a dangerous turn when six fifth-grade friends and a seven-year-old little sister find themselves mysteriously swept back in time to 1776--to the British occupation of Boston! The girls are taken in by a family of redcoat loyalists while the boys are recruited as patriot spies. As the children become embroiled in opposite sides of the war, they learn first-hand how ideological differences tore friends and families apart. Sprinkled with just enough humor, Elvira Woodruff has crafted an action-packed, highly dramatic sequel to her most popular book, George Washington's Socks.

George's Marvelous Medicine

by Roald Dahl Quentin Blake

A taste of her own medicine.<P><P> George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma's in for the surprise of her life -- and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!

Georgia Holt Environmental Science

by Karen Arms

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Geothermal Energy: Using Earth's Furnace

by Carrie Gleason

The need for safe sources of renewable energy has sent scientists underground to tap the natural heat produced by the Earth. Geothermal Energy: Using Earth's Furnace describes the three different ways electricity is produced from geothermal energy. Young readers will discover how this clean, safe energy is currently being used in twenty countries including the United States, the largest producer of geothermal energy.

German Shepherd Dog

by Dog Fancy Magazine

Smart Owners Guide German Shepherd Dog is the first interactive breed book of it kind to offer new and novice owners a fun new way to learn about caring for their loyal companions. German Shepherd Dog offers the most up-to-date online support with instant access to Club GSDTM where owners can meet and interact with other dedicated German Shepherd owners, download charts and checklists, play breed-specific games, take quizzes, and send German Shepherd themed e-cards. The book contains easy-to-read, informative content, with addition smart tips, notable quotations, fun facts, and more than 100 adorable breed photos that keep you flipping through the pages.

Gertrude Chandler Warner and the Boxcar Children

by Mary Ellen Ellsworth

In this biography, readers will learn about Gertrude Chandler Warner's childhood living across the street from the railroad tracks, her bouts with poor health, and her rewarding teaching career. Most importantly, they will learn about her earliest attempts at writing and her inspiration for The Boxcar Children.

Get Lost! #6

by Nancy Krulik John And Wendy

Katie Carew (nicknamed Katie Kazoo by the class bully) always wished that she could be anyone but herself. Now her wish has come true - and she keeps turning into other people! Katie's class is going on a two-day science field trip to Nature School. The Nature School counselor is named Genie-Genie the Meanie! Genie is very strict and doesn't want the kids to have any fun. She's ruining the field trip! When Katie turns into Genie and is left leading her class on a hike, she gets them totally lost! Back in her own body, how will Katie get things on track again? Illustrated by John and Wendy.

Get On Out of Here, Philip Hall

by Bette Greene

When a stunning loss--to Philip Hall, of course--sends Beth Lambert reeling, she'll have to show the town who's number one, once and for all! Beth Lambert has become the best student in Miss Johnson's class, as well as the president and chief presiding officer of the Pretty Pennies Girls Club of Pocahontas, Arkansas. She's even in the running for the Abner Jerome Brady Leadership Award from Old Rugged Cross Church, and Beth just knows she's the clear winner. So when Philip Hall gets the Abner Brady Award instead of Beth, she's furious. She immediately begins to plot her revenge, coaching the Pretty Pennies to victory in a relay race against Philip's own gang, the Tiger Hunters. But Beth is worried--what if she's not born to be a leader after all? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Bette Greene including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

Getting Near to Baby

by Audrey Couloumbis

Audrey Couloumbis's masterful debut novel brings to mind Karen Hesse, Katherine Paterson, and Betsy Byars's The Summer of the Swans--it is a story you will never forget. <P><P> Willa Jo and Little Sister are up on the roof at Aunt Patty's house. Willa Jo went up to watch the sunrise, and Little Sister followed, like she always does. But by mid-morning, they are still up on that roof, and soon it's clear it wasn't just the sunrise that brought them there. <P> The trouble is, coming down would mean they'd have to explain, and they just can't find the words. <P> This is a funny, sometimes heartbreaking, story about sisters, about grief, and about healing. Two girls must come to terms with the death of their baby sister, their mother's unshakable depression, and the ridiculously controlling aunt who takes them in and means well but just doesn't understand children. Willa Jo has to try and make things right in their new home, but she and Aunt Patty keep butting heads. Until the morning the two girls climb up to the roof of her house. Aunt Patty tries everything she can think of to get them down, but in the end, the solution is miraculously simple.<P> A Newbery Honor Book<P> An ALA Notable Book<P> A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year<P>

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