Description - Abraham Lincoln for Kids by Janis Herbert
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. Age 9+
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Chicago Review Press
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Author Biography - Janis Herbert
Janis Herbert is the author of Leonardo da Vinci for Kids, The Civil War for Kids, Lewis and Clark for Kids, and Marco Polo for Kids. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois.