George Washington's Teeth

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9780374325343: George Washington's Teeth
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Based on Washington's letters, diaries, and other historical records, a tongue-in-cheek, rollicking rhyme portrays George Washington's lifelong struggle with bad teeth. BOMC Main.

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"A highly palatable historical morsel." --Starred, "Publishers Weekly"
"This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library." --Starred, "School Library Journal"
" ...breezy, sympathetic, carefully-researched vignette...[one] that will have readers feeling the great man's pain - and never looking at his painted visage the same way again." --Starred, "Kirkus Reviews"
" Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression...This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery." --Starred, "Booklist"
“A highly palatable historical morsel.”—"Publishers Weekly," Starred Review
“This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library.”—"School Library Journal," Starred Review
 
“. . . breezy, sympathetic, carefully researched vignette . . . [one] that will have readers feeling the great man’s pain—and never looking at his painted visage the same way again.”—"Kirkus Reviews," Starred Review
“Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression. . . . This is history for youngsters that will stick; it’s wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery.”—"Booklist," Starred Review  “[A] carefully researched, very funny, charmingly illustrated picture book that works to humanize a larger-than-life historical figure and in turn, history itself. Brilliant!”—"Amazon.co

"A highly palatable historical morsel."--"Publishers Weekly", Starred Review

"This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library."--"School Library Journal", Starred Review

." . . breezy, sympathetic, carefully researched vignette . . . [one] that will have readers feeling the great man's pain--and never looking at his painted visage the same way again."--"Kirkus Reviews", Starred Review

"Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression. . . . This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery."--"Booklist", Starred Review "[A] carefully researched, very funny, charmingly illustrated picture book that works to humanize a larger-than-life historical figure and in turn, history itself. Brilliant!"--"Amazon.com"

A highly palatable historical morsel. "Publishers Weekly, Starred Review"

This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library. "School Library Journal, Starred Review"

. . . breezy, sympathetic, carefully researched vignette . . . [one] that will have readers feeling the great man's pain--and never looking at his painted visage the same way again. "Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review"

Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression. . . . This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery. "Booklist, Starred Review"

[A] carefully researched, very funny, charmingly illustrated picture book that works to humanize a larger-than-life historical figure and in turn, history itself. Brilliant! "Amazon.com""

A highly palatable historical morsel. Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library. School Library Journal, Starred Review

. . . breezy, sympathetic, carefully researched vignette . . . [one] that will have readers feeling the great man's pain--and never looking at his painted visage the same way again. Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression. . . . This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery. Booklist, Starred Review

[A] carefully researched, very funny, charmingly illustrated picture book that works to humanize a larger-than-life historical figure and in turn, history itself. Brilliant! Amazon.com

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"A highly palatable historical morsel." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"This accurate and intriguing slice of history should find a place in any elementary school library." --School Library Journal, Starred Review

." . . breezy, sympathetic, carefully researched vignette . . . [one] that will have readers feeling the great man's pain--and never looking at his painted visage the same way again." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"Illustrator Cole is at his absolute best here, totally at ease with the human gesture and expression. . . . This is history for youngsters that will stick; it's wild and fun and factual, without a trace of mockery." --Booklist, Starred Review

"[A] carefully researched, very funny, charmingly illustrated picture book that works to humanize a larger-than-life historical figure and in turn, history itself. Brilliant!" --Amazon.com

About the Author:

Deborah Chandra’s previous children’s books include A Is for Amos, which Publishers Weekly called “a charmer” in a starred review. She lives in Altadena, California.

Madeleine Comora is an author and poet who lives in Glendale, California.

Brock Cole is the author and/or illustrator of many books, including the picture books Buttons, a Boston GlobeHorn Book Honor Book, and Larky Mavis. He lives in Buffalo, New York.

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