Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. Here is a warm, appealing biography of our Civil War. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. ADVERTISEMENT. Lincoln: A Photobiography. Russell Freedman, Author Clarion Books $ (p) ISBN Lincoln. A Photobiography. By Russell Freedman Non-Fiction. Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height.

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Lists with This Book. I like how it offered very in depth info on President Lincoln’s life.

It is a wonderfully accessible biography of our 16th president, filled with excellent illustrations and photographs, and written so as to inform but not skip lincopn controversial topics, giving each viewpoint its due. I counted 87 photos and illustrations across pages. Sep 24, Katherine Sevigney rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hundreds of books have been written about Abraham Lincoln and a feature film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day Lewis is in production; grab this book and share it with children before seeing that film to learn impor “Lincoln: This book is great for all ages and includes over 50 photographs and prints.

I love reading history and, in particular, American history. Now as a father and husband, his political career, and law practice, took off.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The Civil War years were a revelation. The day he died, he became our communal If you ask an American if they have photoniography favorite U. Stay in Touch Sign up. It is true, of course, that the book, at its heart, is a kid’s book.

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The description of the bullet’s path is not minced, nor are photobiograpby hopeless efforts of local doctors and the fact x Lincoln is so tall he has to be laid diagonally on the bed. As Lincoln gradually takes a more active role in “commanding the commanders,” his is stymied by generals who first drill their men endlessly, then years of bloody debacles, then isolated victories in far-flung theaters of war.


Preview — Lincoln by Russell Freedman. According to Scholastic’s Publishing’s website: Paperbackpages.

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Information about the Author: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. S president and that’s it. Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Sm The photos included in the book follow the plot and sequence of his life perfectly and are paired wonderfully with the text, allowing the reader a visual insight into what they’ve just read. I read about how Lincoln grew up, going to school when he could a winter here, a few weeks therehow his family constantly moved, his obsession with books that “doesn’t seem natural.

See how we rate. Griffin and William E. Jun 28, Julie rated it it was amazing. I think a lot of people think that this was when all the slaves were freed, when, really it just freed the slaves of the states who had left the union. I surely will not blame them for not doing what I should not know how to do myself.

Retrieved 3 March Blank Confession by Pete Hautman. Douglas had his success, his entourage, his brandy and cigars, and “Lincoln, tall and gangly, seemed plain in his rumpled suit, carrying his notes photobiograpgy speeches in an old carpetbag, sitting on the platform with his bony knees jutting into the air.

I’d want to say that it deserved the Newbery award that it got as this is very accessible I’ve always want to read Abraham Lincoln biography and at last, I did it! I’d want to say that it deserved the Newbery award that it got as this is very accessible.


The pictures are amazing for the time period. In these jobs, Freedman did lots of research and provided important information to the public. Apr 13, Wendy rated it really liked it Shelves: However, there is something different about the content found in this book that differentiates itself.

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It has a wonderful overall tone, I definitely recommend it. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

I’ll page through my hard copy at some point to enjoy the pictures. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Perhaps it is the fact that there are enough details and side details that it seems like a real biography, rather than yet another ripoff version targeted at grade school kids in history class meant to make a quick buck.

An Elephant in the Garden linncoln Michael Morpurgo. A Photobiography concludes with an interview with the Author.

Lincoln: A Photobiography

How Tech Is Changing Childhood. As a Newbery Medal winner, the award given for “the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children,” I suppose Russlel am not really the intended audience for this book.

I can handle pages riddled with photographs. It was a great, age appropriate biography of a great president. Kid, 12 years old April 9,