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Title:Sterling Biographies®: George Washington: An American Life
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN 13:9781402747489
Number of Pages:128 pages

Laurie Calkhoven Sterling Biographies®: George Washington: An American Life

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Sterling Biographies®: George Washington: An American Life "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen"--and first in the minds of schoolchildren, who learn about George Washington as soon as they begin studying American history. From Washington's Virginia childhood, through his days as a soldier and general, to his inauguration as the first President of the brand-new United States, and into retirement, this biography captures the full breadth and achievements of his life. It covers both the personal and the private, reveals his views on everything from governmental power to the abolition of slavery, and separates fascinating truth from well-worn legend--including that infamous, but false, tale about chopping down the cherry tree.

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Caroline has an important package to deliver for her father in the big city of Albany. That means a three-day stagecoach trip with her friend Rhonda! The other travelers, including a charming magician and a beautiful young woman with a sad past, fascinate the girls. But when Caroline's precious package goes missing, she realizes the culprit must be a fellow passenger. Will she unmask the thief in time, or will her promise to Papa be impossible to keep?, Meet the women who programmed the first all-electronic computer and built the technological language kids today cant live without in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people you should meet!

In 1946, six brilliant young women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC, part of a secret World War II project. They learned to program without any programming languages or tools, and by the time they were finished, the ENIAC could run a complicated calculus equation in seconds. But when the ENIAC was presented to the press and public, the women were never introduced or given credit for their work. Learn all about what they did and how their invention still matters today in this story of six amazing young women everyone should meet!

A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus interesting trivia facts about how computers have changed over time. With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so much fun!,
The luckiest girl in the world gets a lesson in love.

The luckiest girl in the world swaps fortunes with the worlds biggest loser at a masked ball. As the now-unlucky lady struggles to regain her charmed life, she must deal with increasingly ridiculous levels of misfortune. And when she falls for the very boy who "stole" her luck, things get even more complicated!
, Twelve-year-old Will wants to be a drummer in the Union army, but he's stuck far from the fighting in his sleepy hometown of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Then the Union and Confederate armies converge on Gettysburg, and suddenly Will and his family are caught up in the battle.

From delivering important messages and helping the wounded to even saving a young soldier's life, Will takes readers on a firsthand trip through one of the Civil War's most significant battles.