George Washington was not afraid of responsibility. When the Colonies needed a commander-in-chief to build an army, George did it. And when they needed his army to fight the British, George did it. But when Americans asked George to be the first president of the brand-new United States, he politely said,"NO, THANK YOU." Here is the whimsical story of how our first president tried to avoid his most important job. Filled with little-known and funny facts, this book reveals a more personal side of Washington--a great leader who could also be a little nervous.
Provides insight into the personal side of George Washington along with little-known and funny facts about the man who--although he didn't want the job--would eventually become our nation's first president.