Abraham Lincoln for Kids: His Life and Times with 21 Activities

Chicago Review Press, 01.07.2007 - 160 Seiten
Providing a fresh perspective on one of the most beloved presidents of all time, this illuminating activity book tells the rich story of Abraham Lincoln’s life and details the events of his era. Highlighting Lincoln’s warm, generous spirit and impressive intellect, the guide teaches children about his fascinating life story, his struggles at the onset of the Civil War, and his relevance in today’s world. Activities include delivering a speech, holding a debate, drawing political cartoons, and making a stovepipe hat or miniature Mississippi River flatboat. Lively sidebars, abundant photographs and illustrations, and fun projects help to kick the dust off old Honest Abe. Also included are selections from some of Lincoln’s most famous speeches and documents, as well as a resource section of Web sites to explore and sites to visit, making this a comprehensive Lincoln biography for young readers.

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Abraham Lincoln for Kids

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I purchased this book for my 6 years old son I was dissapointed because it is for 9 years old and over I wish this important info was on the description of the book. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Informational and experiential book sharing Lincoln's life and culture with fun activities to help children identify with his life. Vollständige Rezension lesen


Chapter 1 Abraham Lincoln Is My Name
Chapter 2 Worthy of Their Esteem
Chapter 3 The Long and Short of It
Chapter 4 The Rail Splitter for President
Chapter 5 A Task Before Me
Chapter 6 We Must Think Anew and Act Anew
Chapter 7 Increased Devotion
Chapter 8 With Malice Toward None
Abraham Lincoln Sites to Visit
Web Sites to Explore

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Über den Autor (2007)

Janis Herbert is the author of The American Revolution for Kids, The Civil War for Kids, Leonardo Da Vinci for Kids, Lewis and Clark for Kids, and Marco Polo for Kids. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois.

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