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The Many Faces of George Washington
Remaking a Presidential Icon
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By Carla Killough McClafferty
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©2011
Carolrhoda Books

ISBN-10: 0-7613-5608-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5608-0

Pages: 120
Trim Size: 9 3/4 x 9 3/4
Dewey: 973.4'1092
Reading Level: 4

Interest Level: 3-6
Ages: 8-12

ATOS Quiz #: 142624
ATOS AR Points: 5.00
ATOS: 8.20
Guided Reading: X

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by Carla Killough McClafferty

"No picture accurately resembled him in the minute traits of his person . . . there was an expression of his face that no painter had succeeded in taking."—London's New Monthly Magazine...
Full-Color Reproductions of Artwork, Full-Color Photographs, Primary Source Images
About the Author
Carla Killough McClafferty writes nonfiction books for young readers. But writing is not the first career for McClafferty, who is a Radiologic Technologist. Her work as an author began with her debut book, Forgiving God, an inspirational book that deals with the death of her youngest son, Corey. Next, she turned her attention to writing nonfiction for readers in upper elementary, middle school, and high school. Her first three books in this genre were published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux: The Head Bone's Connected to the Neck Bone: The Weird, Wacky and Wonderful X-ray, Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium, and In Defiance of Hitler: The Secret Mission of Varian Fry. Her latest book is The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon (Carolrhoda).

Her books have been recognized for excellence by the Junior Library Guild, Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the CBC, New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age List, IRA Children's Book Award Winner, a NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book, ALA Best Books for Young Adult List, ALA Amelia Bloomer Project List, NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, National Council of Social Studies/Children's Book Council Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, Booklist Top Ten Sci-Tech books, NCTE Orbis Pictus recommended book, an International 2008 Society of School Librarians International Book Award Honor Book, Cooperative Children's Book Council (CCBC) Choices 2009 list, Arkansas's 2008-2009 Charlie May Simon Reading List, and received a starred reviews in School Library Journal, Booklist, and Jewish Book World.

McClafferty is a popular speaker for both children and adults. She has presented at a wide variety of local, national, and international venues, providing workshops and keynote addresses at events which include ALA, AASL, NCTE, IRA national and regional SCBWI conferences. She lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices
Cybils
Junior Library Guild Selection
Moonbeam Children's Book Award
School Library Journal Best Book
SSLI Book Award
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Guide Book to Gift Books
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
School Library Journal
"The full-color images are excellent throughout and are astounding when showing the wax reconstructions.... A stellar addition to most libraries." --School Library Journal
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"Presenting biographical information as well as exploring Washington's visual representation, this handsome book finds a unique slant on the first president." --Booklist
Kirkus Reviews
"Enthusiastic prose and informative photographs convey in considerable detail the work on this project by a variety of experts, including sculptors, archaeologists, historians, dentists, painters, taxidermists and more." --Kirkus Reviews
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