George Washington

George Washington is considered by many to be the father of his nation. He was a founding father of the United Sates and served as commander-in-chief during the American Revolutionary War. He was elected as the first President of the United States. His home, Mount Vernon, still stands on the banks of the Potmac River just outside of Washington, D.C.

Winter at Valley Forge

Winter at Valley Forge

Matt Doeden
Illustrator:  Charles Barnett III , Ron Frenz 
Nonfiction graphic novel
For ages 8 to 10
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736862127
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Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

Selene Castrovilla
Illustrator:  Drazen Kozjan 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Boyds Mills Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1590788806
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The Crossing: How George Washington Saved The American Revolution

The Crossing: How George Washington Saved The American Revolution

Jim Murphy
Nonfiction
For ages 10 and up
Scholastic Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-0439691864
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The House That George Built

The House That George Built

Suzanne Slade
Illustrator:  Rebecca Bond 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Charlesbridge, 2012   ISBN: 978-1580892629
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George Washington's Birthday: A Mostly True Tale

George Washington's Birthday: A Mostly True Tale

Margaret McNamara
Illustrator:  Barry Blitt 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375844997
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Phillis Sings Out Freedom: The Story of George Washington and Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Sings Out Freedom: The Story of George Washington and Phillis Wheatley

Ann Malaspina
Illustrator:  Susan Keeter 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Albert Whitman & Company, 2010   ISBN: 978-0807565452
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When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A wintertime story for young patriots

When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A wintertime story for young patriots

Lynne Cheney
Illustrator:  Peter M. Fiore 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2004   ISBN: 978-0689870439
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John, George, Paul & Ben

John, George, Paul & Ben

Lane Smith
Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Hyperion, 2006   ISBN: 978-0786848935
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Take the Lead, George Washington

Take the Lead, George Washington

Judith St. George
Illustrator:  Daniel Powers 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Penguin Putnam, 2005   ISBN: 978-0399238871
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Farmer George Plants a Nation

Farmer George Plants a Nation

Peggy Thomas
Illustrator:  Layne Johnson 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 10
Boyds Mills Press, 2008   ISBN: 159078460X
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George Washington's Teeth

George Washington's Teeth

Deborah Chandra, Madeleine Comora
Illustrator:   Brock Cole 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003   ISBN: 0374325340
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George Washington, Spymaster

George Washington, Spymaster

Thomas B. Allen
Illustrator:   Cheryl Harness 
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
National Geographic, 2004   ISBN: 978-0792251262
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George Washington: A Picture Book Biography

George Washington: A Picture Book Biography

James Cross Giblin
Illustrator:  Michael Dooling 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Scholastic, 1998   ISBN: 978-0590481014
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George Washington

George Washington

Cheryl Harness
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 11
National Geographic, 2000   ISBN: 978-0792270966
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George vs. George: The America Revolution as seen from Both sides

George vs. George: The America Revolution as seen from Both sides

Rosalyn Schanzer
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
National Geographic, 2004   ISBN: 978-0792273493
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