Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

George Washington [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 15.26  
Retail Value $ 17.95  
You Save $ 2.69  (15%)  
Item Number 146117  
Buy New $15.26
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Pages   48
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.14" Width: 8.84" Height: 0.42"
Weight:   1.05 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2000
Publisher   National Geographic Children's Books
Age  9-14
ISBN  0792270967  
EAN  9780792270966  

Availability  0 units.

Item Description...
Presents the life of George Washington, focusing on the Revolutionary War years and his presidency.

Publishers Description
Cheryl Harness uses her wonderfully vibrant art and down-to-earth writing style to "chip away the marble" and present George Washington as more than a monument. We see George the adventurous boy, tromping through the woods with his dog and his hunting rifle; George the courageous military leader fighting alongside his men; George the cunning military strategist, outfoxing the British and forcing their surrender at Yorktown; George the brilliant statesman presiding over the Constitutional Convention; and George the President, wisely protecting our country from enemies foreign and domestic so it could grow strong. But through it all, we see George as happiest living as an experimental farmer at Mount Vernon with his wife, Martha. He could have been Emperor of America, but he chose to spend his last years "looking after things that needed doing" at home.
National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit for more information.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Buy George Washington by Cheryl Harness from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780792270966 & 0792270967

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of George Washington by Cheryl Harness today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Cheryl Harness

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of numerous children s books, including seven picture book biographies for National Geographic and the series Cheryl Harness Histories. She has a natural talent for making history fun for kids, injecting the "wow" factor into the lives of America s historical heroes and heroines. A multi-award winning author and illustrator, she lives in her historic hometown of Independence, MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site:"

Cheryl Harness currently resides in Independence, in the state of Missouri.

Cheryl Harness has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Aladdin Picture Books
  2. Cheryl Harness Histories
  3. Weird But True

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > People, A-Z > ( W ) > Washington, George   [222  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Children's Books > Ages 4-8 > General   [45757  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Children's Books > History & Historical Fiction > United States > Colonial & Revolutionary   [497  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Children's Books > History & Historical Fiction > United States > General   [1429  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Children's Books > People & Places > Biographies > Historical   [1788  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Children's Books > People & Places > Biographies > U. S. Presidents & First Ladies   [352  similar products]
7Books > Subjects > Children   [2828  similar products]

Similar Products
The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin
The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin
Item: 1962666

Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington: 1837-1865
Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington: 1837-1865
Item: 1962568

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Beautiful Pictures Enhance this Story of George Washington's Life  Aug 1, 2005
The first thing that struck me about this book was the beautiful, vibrant pictures. I love how Harness includes explanations of some of the words that may not be familiar to children, such as "surveying." I think it's a great book to use in a classroom setting because it hits on many different areas--the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the Declaration of Indpendence, the Constitution, the three branches of government, and slavery. I definitely recommend this book.
Poorly Written  Feb 18, 2004
As a writer, Cheryl Harness desperately needs an editor for omissions, unity, logic & coherence. Shock value is found useful on computer games, but injures the understanding and imagines that children need a low thought standard. That is disparaging.
A colorful juvenile biography of George Washington  Jan 24, 2003
This juvenile biography of "George Washington" by Cheryl Harness combined detailed watercolors with a text that emphasizes that nobody really knew how remarkable the man was until events brought him to the forefront of history. The biography begins with young George Washington dreaming of commanding a warship in the Royal Navy and ends with the former President catching a chill after going out on a snowy day for his customary ride through the fields of Mount Vernon. Most of the focus of this book is on General Washington during the American Revolution, which means that his military service in the French & Indian Wars and his presidency become secondary considerations. The latter is reduced to what the new President would be called, the construction of the new capital city, and the political divisions of Washington's cabinet. The artwork is a combination of big pictures of the noble Father of Our Country and smaller maps and scenes representing the life and times in which Washington lived. The images of Washington are probably the best part of the volume since they do a very nice job of making Washington look like a human being rather than a formal portrait or a marble statue. Some of the pages get a bit cluttered with images and sometimes threaten to overwhelm the text, but on balance this is a solid juvenile biography that makes up with spirit what it lacks in detail. Then again, Harness makes a point of identifying all the historical figures when she details the Continental Congress or Washington's cabinet. This is one of several nice looking presidential biographies Harness has put together for the National Geographic Society.
Makes a GREAT Read Aloud For "Children" of ALL Ages!  Feb 15, 2002
The illustrations in this book are nothing short of amazing. Very powerful. They jump right out at you and each page is loaded with beautiful visuals and text. I lost myself in each page as I read this book to my two daughters. The storyline is definitely geared for the higher primary grade levels (4th/5th Grade and up), but my kids were still mesmerized. Quite frankly, so was I!

I'll add this to our personal library because it is well written and they will appreciate it more in later grades. If you are looking for a terrific book about Washington for younger readers try George Washington: A Picture Book Biography by James Cross Giblin.

But don't neglect the sheer artistry in this book by Harness. It is truly remarkable!

5 Stars...


A Great Washington Picture Book Biography!  Jun 9, 2000
Harness is a master of the longer picture book biography. While her biographies are heavy with text, they also are heavy with detailed illustrations and little extras! She strikes the balance well! George Washington is no different! Beautiful illustrations jump out! Teachers and kids will love the extra surprises at the end - a "More About George" section and a detailed sketch that identifies everyone at the Constitutional convention in 1787. Buy this book!

Write your own review about George Washington

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support