George Washington - Calista McCabe Courtenay

George Washington

By Calista McCabe Courtenay

  • Release Date: 2007-06-29
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4
From 167 Ratings


In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military career, first as a colonel in the Virgina militia and then as a member of General Braddock'a staff during the French and Indian War. He later commanded the Virginia forces before joining the First Continental Congress. Much of the book is devoted to his campaigns during the American Revolution.


  • Never knew how great Washington was.

    By Oreo7879
    This book is a great story. I am in the 8th grade and I had to do a book report on an autobiography. I have never really been interested in George Washington. Now that I read this book I understand why we don’t have to go to school on his birthday!
  • Great book

    By Perlante
    This book had great information and it had great pics I recommend to buy this book and read it
  • Excellent

    By Alex22314
    It's a great short book. It's very interesting and informative.
  • Great book!

    By Norene A.
    It's a very interesting book. Simple, short and very easy to read. The author did a great job. I've really appreciated it. Thanks. Norene