By Selene Castrovilla. Illustrated by Drazen Kozjan. ISBN-13: 978-1-159078-880-6. Copyright 2013. Hardcover with 40 pages including 23 color illustrations, timelines of both men’s lives, bibliography, suggestions of places to visit, and a description of Lafayette’s legacy in America.
The Marquis de Lafayette ventured to America from France to join the Patriotic Cause and meet General George Washington. Despite his original resistance to this meeting, Washington was impressed with the dedicated and determined young Frenchman. The friendship that grew between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette helped to build alliances between America and France at the right moment in history.This nonfiction children’s book presents unique portraits of both men while highlighting aspects of the Revolutionary War.
For ages 8 and up.