Revolutionary Friends

General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

By Selene Castrovilla; Drazen Kozjan (Illustrator)
(Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590788806, 34pp.)

Publication Date: April 2013

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The Marquis de Lafayette has just ventured to American from France to join the Patriotic Cause and meet General George Washington. Despite his resistance to this meeting, Washington is impressed with Lafayette. The young Frenchman is dedicated and determined to prove himself. This riveting picture book captures the powerful and tender bond between the two men and offers unique portraits of both, while highlighting aspects of the Revolutionary War. It also includes a history of their friendship, timeliness of both men's lives, and resources, including a bibliography, places to visit, and Lafayette's legacy in America.
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