Annotations for Revolutionary Friends : General George Washington and the Marquis De Lafayette


Baker & Taylor
An account of the friendship between the first American president when he was an officer in the Continental Army and the young Marquis de Lafayette describes how the latter came to America to offer his services before earning a military position and Washington's admiration.

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Boyds Mills Pr

In this riveting story about an important friendship, Selene Castrovilla introduces young readers to the tender side of George Washington when he meets the youthful Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. Lafayette has come to America to offer his services to the patriotic cause. Inexperienced but dedicated, he is a much-needed ally and not only earns a military position with the Continental Army but also Washington's respect and admiration. This lively picture book presents the human side of history, revealing the bond between two famous Revolutionary figures. Both the author and illustrator worked with experts and primary sources to represent both patriots and the war accurately and fairly.



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Boyds Mills Pr
The Marquis de Lafayette has just ventured to America from France to join the Patriotic Cause and meet General George Washington. Despite his resistance to this meeting, Washington is impressed with Lafayette. The young Frenchman is dedicated and determined to prove himself. This riveting picture book captures the powerful and tender bond between the two men and offers unique portraits of both, while highlighting aspects of the Revolutionary War. It also includes a history of their friendship, timeliness of both men's lives, and resources, including a bibliography, places to visit, and Lafayette's legacy in America.


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