The Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial

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Overview

The Lincoln Memorial by Mary Lynn Firestone, Matthew Thomas Skeens

The Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. It also stands today as a symbol of unity and freedom. Why does it stand for these things? Join a tour guide and learn more about the creation and importance of the Lincoln Memorial.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404837188
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: American Symbols Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Long: Mary Firestone has written more than thirty children’s books. Her books have been recommended by the National Science Teacher Association, and she has received a Best Writing in the Arts award from the Minneapolis Neighborhood Press Association. She has an MFA in Creative Writing and is currently acquiring her teaching license in Language Arts. Mary currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her son Adam and their cat Rigley. Their home is near the Mississippi River park system where they spend time outdoors riding bikes and soaking up the wonders of local wildlife. Short: Mary Firestone has written more than 30 children’s books. Her books have been recommended by the National Science Teacher Association, and she has received a Best Writing in the Arts award from the Minneapolis Neighborhood Press Association. Mary and her son, Adam, love riding their bikes near their St. Paul, Minnesota, home. Their cat, Rigley, waves from the window.

Table of Contents

President Lincoln — Lincoln is shot — A swampy site — The platform — The building — A huge statue — Putting it together — The dedication — A place for history.

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