Young George Washington America"s first president by Andrew Woods

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A simple biography of the man who was in charge of America"s army during the Revolution and became the new nation"s first president.

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Statementby Andrew Woods ; illustrated by John Himmelman.
SeriesA Troll first-start biography
ContributionsHimmelman, John, ill.
LC ClassificationsE312.66 .W66 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1547065M
ISBN 100816725403, 0816725411
LC Control Number91026405

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