Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette.
Lafayette has come to America to offer his services to the patriotic cause. Inexperienced but dedicated, he is a much-needed ally and not only earns a military position with the Continental Army but also Washington's respect and admiration. This picture book presents the human side of history, revealing the bond between two famous Revolutionary figures. Both the author and illustrator worked with experts and primary sources to represent both patriots and the war accurately and fairly.
A Society of School Librarians International Book Award Honor
California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Honor
A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
A Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth