George Did It

Paperback | December 27, 2007

bySuzanne Tripp JurmainIllustratorLarry Day

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Everyone wanted George Washington to be the president. He was responsible, led the army in a fight against the British, and helped write the Constitution. But being the president is a very important job, and George was too nervous. So, to everyone’s surprise, he said no! However, George had many supporters, and with the help of the cheering crowds and loyal advisers and dignitaries, George realized that he didn’t have time to think about how nervous he was, he just had to do his job. With little-known facts and a bit of humor, Suzanne Tripp Jurmain gives readers a glimpse into the more personal side of the first president of the United States.

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Everyone wanted George Washington to be the president. He was responsible, led the army in a fight against the British, and helped write the Constitution. But being the president is a very important job, and George was too nervous. So, to everyone’s surprise, he said no! However, George had many supporters, and with the help of the che...

Suzanne Tripp Jurmain lives in Los Angeles, California. Larry Day lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 10.81 × 8.54 × 0.06 inPublished:December 27, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142408956

ISBN - 13:9780142408957

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"While [Washington] is portrayed in a positive historical light, the book also shows his human side….[T]his is a factual, focused, and entertaining account of the making of the nation’s first president."-School Library Journal, starred review

"Brightened with watercolor washes...this thoroughly engaging book has a great deal to offer young students of American history." -Booklist, starred review