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When Washington Crossed the Delaware

A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots

When Washington Crossed the Delaware( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Cheney, Lynne
Fiore, Peter
ISBN:978-0-689-87043-9
Publication Date:Jan 2005
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

"This is the story that I tell my grandchildren at Christmas. I hope that this book will bring the tradition of sharing history to families all across America." -- Lynne Cheney Christmas night, 1776, was a troubled time for our young country. In the six months since the Declaration of Independence had been signed, General George Washington and his troops had suffered defeat after defeat at the hands of the British. It looked as though our struggle for...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):26.67 x 26.67 x 1.016 cm
Book Weight:0.516 Kilograms
Author Biography
Cheney, Lynne (Author)
Lynne Cheney was born on August 14, 1941 in Casper, Wyoming. She received a B.A. with honors from Colorado College, a M.A. in English from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. in 19th century British literature from the University of Wisconsin. She was the editor of Washingtonian Magazine from 1983 to 1986. As chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1986 to 1993, she wrote and spoke about the importance of knowing American history and she worked to provide opportunities for teachers to gain the knowledge that leads to inspired instruction. She has written several books including We the People: The Story of Our Constitution and James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.

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