By Rod Gragg. ISBN: 9781589808942. Copyright 2012. Oversized hardcover with 48 pages filled with color illustrations, maps, graphs, charts and appendices.
This unique interactive biography provides fresh answers as to why Washington is proclaimed as the “Father of Our Country” and remains America’s most-beloved president. Graced by a captivating fast-paced narrative and intricate, colorful design, the book literally places history in the hands of the reader with a fascinating collection of Washington artifacts and documents.
Tucked away throughout the book is “history you can hold”. There are authentically reproduced letters, diary pages, maps, sketches, official orders, and artifacts from Washington’s life which can be removed for close examination. Through these reproductions, the reader can study and enjoy primary-source materials normally accessible only to historians. Never has the reader had the opportunity to examine life and times in such a personal and intriguing way.