George Washington’s World

Our rating: *****

This is a great book! It’s extremely hard to write a review for, so I’m just going to give you the highlights. It’s especially good for history. Listen to me on this, it makes reading about history fun! Yes, you heard that right! (Crowd gasps then applauds.) It doesn’t just follow George Washington; it follows famous people around the world at the same time. Including Catherine the Great of Russia, Voltaire, Daniel Boone, and Benjamin Franklin, to name just a few. Bet you didn’t know that Pompeii was discovered, Bach died, James Cook ran away to sea, the first air travel tests were being attempted, and Mozart was born during George Washington’s time! This is a really interesting book. I will give you a brief warning: Genevieve Foster treats all religions as equal and it shows up a little bit in her books. However, her books are really good. For you Charlotte Mason style home-schoolers out there, this is a very living book.