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Abraham Lincoln by Amy Cohn

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One of the best children's book biographies of Abraham Lincoln.  Our favorite!


loved by:
  2nd grade     3rd grade     4th grade      

summary:  With a down-home, folksy flavor, this is an unusual biography of Abe Lincoln that is sure to become a perennial classic. This is Lincoln's story from his birth to his untimely death. Beginning with his humble start in a log cabin in Kentucky, the authors take us through his young life working on the family farm, learning to read and write on his own with only the crudest schooling, his early love of knowledge, and the sad times when he lost his mother. They delve into his adult life as a lawyer, a father, a husband, a politician, a military leader and a president - all the while exploring the many facets of his character - his kindness, his wisdom, his compassion, and his wonderful, quirky humor. Readers will relish this flavor-rich biography that portrays a favorite American hero with rare sensitivity.  Written by Amy Cohn and Suzy Schmidt;  illustrated by David A. Johnson


book type:  
informational read aloud / picture book

condition:  This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!


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