Martha Washington: America's First Lady

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Martha Washington, the first First Lady of the United States, was a wife, mother, and a confident hostess who supported her husband, George Washington, in leading the new nation. This... Read more

Martha Washington, the first First Lady of the United States, was a wife, mother, and a confident hostess who supported her husband, George Washington, in leading the new nation. This narrative biography explores Martha's childhood, from her birth on June 2, 1731, to her upbringing on her parents' Virginia plantation. Discover how Martha's social grace and entertaining skills, developed during her youth, helped her become an asset to her husband in his political career.

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Martha Washington was an important woman in American history. She was the first First Lady of the United States and a wife and mother. But have you ever wondered what she was like as a child? If so, you're in luck! In this narrative biography, you'll get to learn all about Martha's childhood. You'll find out about her birth on June 2, 1731 and about her life growing up on her parents' Virginia plantation. You'll even get to learn about her hobbies and the things she did for fun. By reading this biography, you'll learn how Martha's confidence and ability to host large social events helped her support her husband, George Washington, as he led the new nation.

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Grade: Grade 3-Grade 7

Brand: Aladdin

Publisher Date: 10/31/1986

Author: Jean Brown Wagoner, Leslie Goldstein

Dimensions: 7.53 x 5.32 x 0.57

UPC: 9780020421603

Ages: 8-12

Pages: 192