Lincoln: A Photobiography

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IL: MG - BL: 7.7 - AR Pts: 5
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NC: Non-Conforming 1040L
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Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and prints.

Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd. Then the author focuses on the presidential years (1861 to 1865), skillfullly explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War. The book's final chapter is a moving account of that tragic evening in Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. Concludes with a sampling of Lincoln writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites.

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Read Aloud Informational Text).

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ISBN:
9780899193809
9780739372586
9780395518489
9780547532202
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.7, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
NC: Non-Conforming 1040L
Fountas & Pinnell:
V
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Last Update 2018-05-22 04:36:31AM
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series Journeys 2014
subject_facet Lincoln, Abraham, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal -- 1988, Presidents, Presidents -- U. S, Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Lincoln : a photobiography
title_full Lincoln : a photobiography / Russell Freedman, Lincoln A Photobiography
title_short Lincoln :
title_sub A Photobiography
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction, Lincoln, Abraham, Newbery Medal, Presidents, U. S