Young Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days: 1809-1837

Young Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days: 1809-1837

by Harness
     
 

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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

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:
09/23/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
272,236
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1130L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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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