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The Resource Farmer George plants a nation, Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson

Farmer George plants a nation, Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson

Label
Farmer George plants a nation
Title
Farmer George plants a nation
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life of George Washington in terms of his care for his home, Mount Vernon, from his inheritance of it at age twenty-seven, to his agricultural improvements and experiments, and his final return after serving as president to life as a farmer
Summary
Besides being a general and the first president of the United States, George Washington was also a farmer. His efforts to create a self-sufficient farm at Mount Vernon, Virginia, mirrored his struggle to form a new nation. Excerpts from Washington's writings are featured throughout the book, which also includes a timeline, resource section, as well as essays on Washington at Mount Vernon and his thoughts on slavery
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
Awards note
Young Hoosier Book Award nominee, 2010-2011.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
231035
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.41092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 970
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E312.5
LC item number
.T54 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
NAL call number
jE312.5
NAL item number
.T56 2008
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Farmer George plants a nation, Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19866418
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781590784600
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007018449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0007517009
Label
Farmer George plants a nation, Peggy Thomas ; illustrations by Layne Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-40)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19866418
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781590784600
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007018449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
(DLC)BK0007517009

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