In the distinct d'Aulaire style of rich text and vivid illustrations, the life and career of Abraham Lincoln are brought to life. Readers will be captivated by "Honest Abe's" rise from poor Kentucky farmer's son to the president who brought his country through the Civil War. A Caldecott Medal winner.In the distinct d'Aulaire style of rich text and vivid illustrations, the life and career of Abraham Lincoln are brought to life. Readers will be captivated by "Honest Abe's" rise from poor Kentucky farmer's son to the president who brought his country through the Civil War. A Caldecott Medal winner.Read Less
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In 2007 we find not so many of our children know the story of Abraham Lincoln, our greatest president. Before taking our 9 year old granddaughter to Springfield, Illinois (and New Salem). I bought 2 Lincoln books, one a chapter book, and the D'Aulaire book, a picture book. She gravitated toward the picture book one and she enjoyed it as well as used it as a tour guide book when we visited his home and New Salem. It also made a good beginning to understand the magnificent Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library at Springfield. It is not a point by point story of his whole life, and it reflects the knowledge of Lincoln in the 1930's, but it is a super way to prime young children for the studies they will have in their later educational careers. The story is as gentle and bright as the page-sized illustrations. It is a worthy and enjoyable read for Lincoln beginners.
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