This biography introduces readers to George Washington including his military service, early political career, and key events from Washington's administration including creating the first presidential cabinet and creating a financial plan for the new nation. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.