I Am George Washington
(W) Brad Meltzer (A/CA) Chris Eliopoulos. Children will want to read about our first president while discussing the current presidential election. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great the traits that kids themselves can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of Americas icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the heros childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This is the ninth book in the New York Times-bestselling biography series that inspires while it informs and entertains.