Young Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days: 1809-1837

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Ten score years ago, a remarkable boy was born into a remarkable country. Young Abe Lincoln tells the story of that boy, who went on to play an historic role in the shaping of his country. Written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness, this classic picture biography is now being reissued with a bold new paperback cover to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth.

With vibrant artwork and carefully crafted text, Young Abe Lincoln is an appealing, insightful biography of...

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Overview

Ten score years ago, a remarkable boy was born into a remarkable country. Young Abe Lincoln tells the story of that boy, who went on to play an historic role in the shaping of his country. Written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness, this classic picture biography is now being reissued with a bold new paperback cover to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth.

With vibrant artwork and carefully crafted text, Young Abe Lincoln is an appealing, insightful biography of Lincoln’s early life. With fun illustrations and a chatty narrative style, Cheryl Harness brings to life the experiences that sparked Abe to seek public office, and vividly captures the spirit of the times.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426304378
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 9/23/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 782,665
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of some 35 children’s books, including seven picture book biographies for National Geographic. She has a natural talent for making history fun for kids, injecting the "wow" factor into the lives of America’s historical heroes and heroines. She has won multiple awards and now lives in her historic hometown of Independence, MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site: www.cherylharness.com.
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  • Posted February 13, 2009

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    Young Abe Lincoln

    Young Abe Lincoln, The Frontier Days, 1809-1837 tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's early years is an assessable format for young readers. Cheryl Harness illustrations are beautiful and authentic view into the nineteenth century that adults and children can enjoy.

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