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Download George Washington's Mother Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample George Washingtons Mother (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Jean Fritz
2.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 5 2.33 (6 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jean Fritz Narrator: B.J. Ward Publisher: Weston Woods Studios Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2011 ISBN:
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This is the true story of Mary Washington. When she wasn't worrying about being poor, she was poking her nose in George's business, baking gingerbread, and smoking a pipe.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steve | 4/15/2013

    " Yes she was demanding and insecure but George rose above it, and managed her. An important lesson. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brittany | 3/23/2013

    " Who is George Washington's mother? Great learning book to learn about George Washington's mother. Also has flashcards provided as a resource to review as an activity! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy | 3/4/2013

    " She was a handful! Another angle to explore George Washington -- we can't turn one down! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kirei | 1/20/2013

    " It turns out that the First Mom is both nutty and boring. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sharyn L. | 9/3/2012

    " Not up the usual Jean Fritz standards. I read this book aloud to my second graders. I probably won't do that again, though I will have the book available for students to read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Christian | 6/25/2012

    " We didn't care for this book at all. It made her out to be quite spoiled and demanding, when she was a woman of good character. Fritz seems to have an anti-Christian tone in some of her books. (This review was written by Mom.) "

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About the Author
Author Jean Fritz

Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers, including What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, and Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children’s literature.