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George Washington: True Patriot (Heroes of History)

Written for ages 10 and up — enjoyed by adults!

Behind George were enemies; in front, a raging ice-packed river. Poling across had seemed his best chance, but now large blocks of ice slammed into his makeshift raft, twisting it off course. Just as George dug his pole in and pushed with all his might, a block of ice hit the raft — the raft slammed into the pole — and George was overboard.
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