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Buttons for General Washington

by Peter and Connie Roop
Illustrated by Peter E. Hanson

Published by Carolrhoda, 1986
48 pages

Ages 5-11

A short historical note precedes the easy to read story about what might have happened during one of the missions of a 14-year old Quaker boy whose Philadelphia family participated in coding and decoding as well as sending and receiving secret messages to the General George Washington. Each page spread is illustrated with watercolor paintings, some in full color.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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