Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

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Young fans of the smash Broadway hit “Hamilton” will enjoy this narrative nonfiction picture book story about the important friendship between George Washington and the 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 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.

Ages:  8-12

Grades:  3-7

Additional Information

Author Selene Castrovilla
Publisher Boyds Mill Press
Publication Date 2013
Edition No
Pages 40
ISBN13 9781590788806