February 22: GEORGE WASHINGTON’S TEETH

George Washington, U.S. President
Feb. 22, 1732-Dec. 14, 1799

George Washington’s Teeth by Deborah Chandra & Madelaine Comora, illustrated by Brock Cole (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007)

Told
in funny verse, the tale of George Washington and his rotten teeth
based on Washington’s letters, diaries and other historical records. By
the time he was elected President of the United States he only had two
teeth left.

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