By Sterling North. ISBN-13:978-1-4027-3611-7. Copyright 1957, 2006. Softcover with 161 pages including index and 2 maps.
This biography of George Washington describes the early frontier adventures of a young man who never liked school but felt at home exploring the far boundaries of colonial America. Follow Washington on his first surveying trip into the wilds of Virginia at sixteen; on a sailing voyage to Barbados; and on a mission with the British redcoats into western Pennsylvania where he narrowly escaped a bloody massacre.
For ages 12 through adult.