I am George Washington by Brad Meltzer
(Ordinary People Change the World)

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Synopsis

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. Learn all about George Washington, America’s first president.
 
George Washington was one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known. He was never afraid to be the first to try something, from exploring the woods around his childhood home to founding a brand new nation, the United States of America. With his faith in the American people and tremendous bravery, he helped win the Revolutionary War and became the country’s first president.
 
Each picture book in this series is a biography of a significant historical figure, told in a simple, conversational, vivacious way, and always focusing on a character trait that makes the person a role model for kids. The heroes are depicted as children throughout, telling their life stories in first-person present tense, which keeps the books playful and accessible to young children. And each book ends with a line of encouragement, a direct quote, photos, a timeline, and a source list.
 

About Brad Meltzer

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Brad Meltzer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of adult thrillers (including The Inner Circle and its sequels, The Fifth Assassin and The President’s Shadow). His two nonfiction gift books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter, were New York Times bestsellers as well, and he has won the prestigious Eisner Award for his comic book work, Justice League of America. Brad is also the host of the History Channel TV show Brad Meltzer’s Decoded. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.
Author Residence: Hollywood, FLChristopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career as a letterer for Marvel, and has worked on literally thousands of comics. But along with that, he is also the author/artist of many comics, including the popular series Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers and Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius, for which he was nominated for multiple Eisner Awards and received a Harvey Award. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their identical twin sons. Website: chriseliopoulos.com Twitter: @ChrisEliopoulosIllustrator Residence: River Vale, NJ Author Image 1 Author Image 2
 
Published September 6, 2016 by Dial Books. 40 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Comics & Graphic Novels, Children's Books.
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