A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln by David A. AdlerOur sixteenth president, whom some say was our greatest, was born in a one-room log cabin in Kentucky. As a boy he helped his father clear land and even built a boat that he floated to New Orleans. As president, he led the country through the Civil War, and wrote the Emancipation Proclamation, setting all slaves free in the Confederate states. Young readers will be inspired by Lincolns story of hard work, success, and justice.
For almost thirty years, David Adlers Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adlers expert mixtures of facts and personality (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.
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Although it is only pages long, this is a large book, just over 12" x 18". It purports to be an old bound copy of the Special Memorial Edition published by The National News newspaper on April 14, , one year after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. It then goes on to tell the story of Lincoln's boyhood, his early years in business and politics, his presidential campaign and election, and the Civil War years. The book also includes a chronology of events and an index. This is an accessible and interesting biography.
If you are looking to study the most interesting people from history, Abraham Lincoln is a good place to start! Read on to find out some interesting facts about one of our greatest presidents. Abe was born in in Kentucky. He and his family lived in a log cabin. He was an inquisitive boy who loved the outdoors.
Add over one hundred years to Ms. Stimpson's time reference when you read it with your own children. He Knew Lincoln is another story you may enjoy reading aloud, by Ida Tarbell. Abraham was born in Kentucky and lived in that State with his parents and his one sister until he was eight years old. The Lincolns were very, very poor. They lived in a small log cabin on the banks of a winding creek.