Abraham Lincoln

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What would it have been like to be friends with Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States? What was he like as a person? Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Abraham Lincoln and learn more about his life. Find out: what kind of house Abraham Lincoln grew up in; why Lincoln decided to grow a beard; why Lincoln didn't like being called "Abe".

A biography of the Illinois lawyer who served the country as president through the ...

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Overview

What would it have been like to be friends with Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States? What was he like as a person? Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Abraham Lincoln and learn more about his life. Find out: what kind of house Abraham Lincoln grew up in; why Lincoln decided to grow a beard; why Lincoln didn't like being called "Abe".

A biography of the Illinois lawyer who served the country as president through the difficulties of the Civil War.

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Gr 1-4-Easy-to-read biographies of "American people who did great things for the United States." Each title discusses the family, childhood, school years, and achievements of its subject. Information is presented in two-page chapters in large type. Well-captioned, full-color photos, reproductions, maps, and illustrations appear on every page and add to the appealing layout. Bright green boxes highlight interesting facts. Each title also includes a list of places of interest to visit. These highly accessible books present adequate information on popular individuals. Worthy additions to presidential biography collections.-Shauna Yusko, King County Library System, Bellevue, WA Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403404114
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Series: American Lives Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.52 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Table of Contents

A President's Journey 4
Growing Up 6
New Places to Live 8
Law and Mary 10
Lincoln-Douglas Debates 12
Election 14
A Nation Split 16
Freeing the Slaves 18
Gettysburg Address 20
Finding a General 22
Reelection 24
Gunshot 26
Remembering Lincoln 28
Glossary 30
More Books to Read 31
Places to Visit 31
Index 32
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