When Washington took office, no one knew what the president's job should be, or how the country should be run. During his two terms, Washington set the standard for the office and helped shape our democracy. He will always be remembered as one of our finest presidents.
The Presidential Biographies series features engaging, in-depth books that introduce children to the men who have led our country since its very first days. Lively text and colorful illustrations are supplemented by fun facts, a timeline, and even a sampling of the subject's most famous quotes. Ages 7-9. 32 pages, hardcover.