George Washington Leader of the People Author:Clara Ingram Judson A Note on this Biography: — George Washington loved children and customarily presented to "the little ones" of whom he was fond the best books for juvenile readers that the eighteenth century could supply. Happily, children's books have progressed a long way from the maxim and chapbook stage and the folklore moralizing of the nineteenth century b... more »y men like Weems, of cherry tree fame. I believe the General himself would approve of George Washington, Leader of the People, the biography which Mrs. Judson has written especially for the young, with a complete understanding of Washington's time and a through regard for historic truth. She has protrayed simply and straightforwardly the character of the hero, rekindling with suspense and drama the highlights and accomplishments of his life. What a message for young America to read!
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