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When Washington crossed the Delaware

a wintertime story for young patriots

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Published by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLynne Cheney ; illustrated by Peter Fiore
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25118432M
ISBN 100689870434
ISBN 109780689870439

  To study them with their general is to understand what George Washington meant when he wrote, "A people unused to restraint must be led; they will not be drove." All of these things were beginning to happen on Christmas night in , when George Washington crossed the Delaware. Thereby hangs a tale/5(39). The site itself, where Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware and brought new life and confidence to the Revolution, has become an honored and often visited site. In , nearly years after that decisive victory, the Washington Crossing Historic Park opened in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.

George Washington Crossing the Delaware, Oil on Canvas; 12 2/5 x 21 1/4 feet Metropolitan Museum of Art Painting’s Story: George Washington was the commander of the Continental Army against Great Britain. He stands boldly near the prow of the crowded boat and navigates the treacherous Delaware River on Christmas night The.   When Washington Crossed the Delaware is a learning experience, but also fun to read. I HIGHLY recommend this book for kids. George Washington is one of my favorite Presidents, but until I read this book I didn't know that he 5/5(5).

  Although Washington crossed the Delaware on Christmas Night , the summer is a great time to visit Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania. There’s a visitor’s center, a historic village and a monument, but most importantly you can contemplate the daring maneuver at a very low point for Washington and his army at the beginning. Washington Crossing the Delaware General Washington decided to take a big chance to redeem his confidence about the war. He thought of a plan that will.


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Lynne Cheney’s most recent book is the New York Times bestseller, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution, illustrated by Greg is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots, A /5(88).

When Washington Crossed the Delaware By Lynne Cheney with Paintings by Peter M. Fiore About the Book “This is the story that I tell my grandchildren at Christmas. I hope that this book will bring the tradition of sharing history to families all across America.”—Lynne CheneyBook Edition: Reprint.

This book is entitled When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots and is by Lynne Cheney. It is a Informational text geared toward younger children. However, it can be used in different ways in grades K It is about George Washington and the many battles he lead leading up to the crossing of the Delaware River/5.

Lynne Cheney’s most recent book is the New York Times bestseller, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution, illustrated by Greg is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots, A /5(90).

When Washington Crossed the Delaware will teach the young about the heroism, persistence, and patriotism of those who came before them. Christmas night,was a. Washington's Crossing is devoted to an in-depth look at the New Jersey campaign of the winter of However, Fischer doesn't just dump I've been reading a lot of American Revolutionary history lately, and even so, David Hackett Fischer's volume Washington's Crossing, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history, stands out as excellent/5().

When Washington Crossed the Delaware. but under the leadership of General George Washington, they persevered and won, and American victories at these battles gave the Americans hope that they could win the rest of the war.

(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt StoryTown, ) If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the. WHEN WASHINGTON CROSSED THE DELAWARE: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots Lynne Cheney, Author, Peter M.

Fiore, Illustrator, illus. by Peter M. Fiore. S&S $ (40p) ISBN Conservative Book Club» Political Cartoons» Washington Crossed The Delaware, Trump Crosses The Swamp. We all know the famous painting of George Washington crossing the frozen Delaware River, but now there’s a new painting for conservatives to enjoy.

When Washington Crossed The Delaware Pachion Carlson. Britton's Book N views. George Washington crosses Delaware River in annual Christmas Day Revolutionary War reenactment.

When Washington Crossed the Delaware De scription: " Christmas night,was a troubled time for our young country. In the six months since the Declaration of Independence had been signed, General George Washington and his troops had suffered defeat after defeat at the hands of the British.

Liane Hansen and historian David Hackett Fischer visit the banks of the Delaware River to discuss Washington's triumphant December crossing and. When Washington Crossed the Delaware By Lynne Cheney with Paintings by Peter M. Fiore About the Book “This is the story that I tell my grandchildren at Christmas.

I hope that this book will bring the tradition of sharing history to Brand: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Washington Crossing Historic Park offers more than acres of American history, natural beauty and family fun.

The park preserves the site where George Washington crossed the Delaware River and turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. There is always something happening at Washington Crossing Historic Park.

When Washington Crossed the Delaware will teach the young about the heroism, persistence, and patriotism of those who came before them. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Cheney (A Is for Abigail) serves up an inspiring slice of U.S.

history in this account of a pivotal event in the American Revolution. Washington Crossing the Delaware is an oil-on-canvas painting by the German-American artist Emanuel Leutze. It commemorates General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River with the Continental Army on the night of December 25–26,during the American Revolutionary action was the first move in a surprise attack and victory against Artist: Emanuel Leutze.

George Washington's Mount Vernonviews Life After Death Experience (NDE) with Steve Gardipee, Vietnam War Story | One of the Best NDEs. I love teaching about the American Revolution, and Lynne Cheney's book, When Washington Crossed the Delaware, is an awesome mentor text.

I have created a variety of Common Core aligned literacy activities to accompany our study of this text. When Washington Crossed the Delaware is perfect for Social.

A riveting analysis of the pivotal moment in history when George Washington crossed the Delaware and not only saved the American Revolution, but gave it new meaning.

Upcoming Events Donate Contact Us National Book Awards. On DecemGeneral George Washington and a small army of men crossed the Delaware River at McConkey's Ferry, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on their way to successfully attack a Hessian garrison of at Trenton, New Jersey.

This march, at one of the lowest points of the American Revolution, gave the Patriots new hope after. History >> American Revolution On Decem George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River into New Jersey in a surprise attack on the British.

They had a decisive victory that helped turn the war back to the American's favor.discouraging defeats of General Washington and his soldiers in New York, and the poorly trained and equipped troops at his command.

Historical Background: Washington’s crossing of the Delaware on Decemresulted in a stunning American victory. Continental forces crossed the icy river and captured nearly 1, surprised Hessians at.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. When Washington Crossed the Delaware by Cheney, Lynne V.,Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers edition, in English - 1st ed.