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Author Murphy, Jim, 1947-

Title The crossing : how George Washington saved the American Revolution / Jim Murphy.

Imprint New York : Scholastic Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 973.3 MUR    Available
Description 96 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-92) and index.
Contents The commander -- The invasion -- The attack -- The escape -- The retreat -- The crossing -- The old fox -- The painting.
Summary Jim Murphy shows George Washington's transformation from a gentleman farmer with little military experience to a brilliant general, as he delivers the country from the blackest of times - into the brightest of futures. --from publisher description
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership -- Juvenile literature.
Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814 -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Continental Army -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Trenton, Battle of, Trenton, N.J., 1776 -- Juvenile literature.
Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780439691864 (hardcover) : $21.99
0439691869 (hardcover)

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