Megan Hall


Excellent, Primary, Childhood and youth, presidents, George Washington

Document Type

Book Review


With his father recently passed away, how will young George Washington be able to leave his family to visit his older brother at Mount Vernon? George asks his mother repeatedly for permission to visit his brother, but she says no. While at school, George thinks of several ideas to convince his mother. As he arrives at home at the end of the school day, he comes up with a perfect reason that will let him visit Mount Vernon. The book tells of George Washington’s first victory in a way that readers old and young will enjoy.