George Washington and the General's Dog (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)

George Washington and the General's Dog (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)

Frank Murphy

Language: English

Pages: 48

ISBN: 0375810153

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Boom! Bang! Guns fire! Cannons roar! George Washington is fighting in the American Revolution. He
sees a dog lost on the battlefield. Whose dog is it? How will it find its master? Early readers will be surprised to find out what happens in this little-known true story about America’s first president.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1952–George Washington and the general’s dog / by Frank Murphy ; illustrated by Richard Walz. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A step 3 book.) summary: Recounts events in the life of George Washington that focus on his fondness for animals. eBook ISBN: 978-0-375-98144-9 Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-449-81288-4 1. Washington, George, 1732–1799—Juvenile literature. 2. Presidents—United States—Biography—Juvenile literature. 3. Generals—United States—Biography—Juvenile literature. 4. Dogs—United

1952–George Washington and the general’s dog / by Frank Murphy ; illustrated by Richard Walz. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A step 3 book.) summary: Recounts events in the life of George Washington that focus on his fondness for animals. eBook ISBN: 978-0-375-98144-9 Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-449-81288-4 1. Washington, George, 1732–1799—Juvenile literature. 2. Presidents—United States—Biography—Juvenile literature. 3. Generals—United States—Biography—Juvenile literature. 4. Dogs—United

He said goodbye to Martha and Mount Vernon. He jumped on his horse, Nelson. Then he rode into battle. Sweetlips was right beside him. In George’s day, soldiers often brought dogs with them to war. Dogs helped hunt. Dogs helped track the way. Dogs helped guard against wild animals. Best of all, dogs were great partners! The general of the English army was named William Howe. He had a dog, too. He also had 9,000 soldiers. They had plenty of supplies. George did

He said goodbye to Martha and Mount Vernon. He jumped on his horse, Nelson. Then he rode into battle. Sweetlips was right beside him. In George’s day, soldiers often brought dogs with them to war. Dogs helped hunt. Dogs helped track the way. Dogs helped guard against wild animals. Best of all, dogs were great partners! The general of the English army was named William Howe. He had a dog, too. He also had 9,000 soldiers. They had plenty of supplies. George did

not have nearly as many supplies. Sometimes his soldiers were cold. Sometimes they were hungry. But they did not give up. In the fall of 1777, George’s troops went to Pennsylvania. They were fighting the English troops. Guns fired! RAT-A-TAT-TAT! Cannons roared. BOOM! BANG! Smoke filled the air. Finally, the fighting ended. The English soldiers went back to their camp. The battle was over for the day. The smoke began to clear. George noticed a dog without a soldier.

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