By Judith St. George. Illustrated by Daniel Powers. ISBN 0-399-23887-5. Copyright 2005. Hardcover with 46 illustrated pages.
Washington grew up wanting to be a proper Virginia gentleman, like his brother Lawrence – until he got the chance to go on a wilderness trip as a surveyor’s assistant. Here is the illustrated version of that adventure, the second in a series of original picture storybooks about major moments in the young lives of American Presidents. Grades K-4.