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Title:
Martha Washington : First Lady of the United States
Author:
Haugen, Brenda.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations some color., maps. ; 24cm.
Summary:
Martha Washington traveled great distances to join her husband, George Washington, at military headquarters during the America revolution. She spent harsh winters at Army camps, where she organized women's sewing groups to mend uniforms. In 1789, she became the first woman to hold the position of first lady of the United States. She was a model of dignity and grace, and set a high standard for other first ladies.
Language:
English
Contents:
A life of sacrifice -- The young Martha Dandridge -- Martha Custis, wife and mother -- A fateful meeting -- Mrs. Washington -- Mount Vernon -- The Revolution -- Valley Forge -- War's end -- First Lady -- Retirement -- Life and times -- Life at a glance.
Reading Level:
960 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 2.0 100257.
ISBN:
9780756509835
Format :
Book