I know we’re all excited for the long President’s Day weekend, so to celebrate George’s B-day, here are a few fiction faves for kids featuring our first president.
RUSH REVERE AND THE PRESIDENCY
By Rush H. Limbaugh
Rush and his friends head back in time on the back of their talking horse, Liberty, to see what it was like when our first presidents had to make tough decisions.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR ON WEDNESDAY
By Mary Pope Osborne
Join Jack and Annie once again as they try to keep history on the right track—this time they are helping General Washington cross the Delaware.
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S BREAKFAST
By Jean Fritz
George Washington Allen is named after a pretty incredible person, and George is determined to learn everything about his famous namesake—even what he had for breakfast!
OH SAY, I CAN’T SEE
By Jon Scieszka
The Time Warp Trio is at is again—this time they manage to inspire George Washington to sneak attack the Hessian army on Christmas night.
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SOCKS
By Elvira Woodruff
Another great time travel tale—via magical rowboat—allows Matthew, Quentin, Hooter, Tony, and Katie to experience some of the realities of the Revolutionary War first hand.