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I Cannot Tell a Lie

The True Story of George Washington"s African American Descendants

by Linda A. Bryant

  • 98 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Writer"s Showcase Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9753368M
    ISBN 100595746969
    ISBN 109780595746965


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"Father, I cannot tell a lie: I cut the tree" / painted by G.G. White ; engraved by John C. McRae. Summary Print showing George Washington as a young boy telling his father that he cut the tree.

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My Review: This is a great faith-based book to pick up and share with your children about not telling a lie. Jody mistakenly breaks a family heirloom cookie jar and tries to put the blame on her siblings.