Martha Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Martha Dandridge Custis was twenty-seven years old when she married George Washington. She worked by her husband’s side to help keep their family, home, and country running smoothly. Whether she was at a ball or on a battlefield, Martha Washington set the standard for all future First Ladies with her quiet determination and courage.

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978-0-87614-107-6
$7.99 $7.99
978-1-57505-711-8
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2003
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2003-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.3
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007120, JNF007130
Dewey 973.4'1'092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 460
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 66264
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Afterword, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Illustrator: Karen Ritz

Author: Candice Ransom

Candice Ransom is the author of 150 books for children. She holds an MFA from Vermont College and an MA in children's literature from Hollins University. She currently teaches in Hollins University's graduate program in children's literature.

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On My Own Biography

Engage readers’ interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous. View available downloads →