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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Stsmurphy - LibraryThing

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 ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - April Poulter - Goodreads

This was a good read! It had more words and less pictures than I anticipated, but I enjoyed it nonetheless. The text is large so it is not too daunting to read and it doesn't take very long. I think I ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Jay Brennan - Goodreads

'Just completed a classic of American history for young people, Russell Freedman's, Lincoln: A Photobiography (HMH Books for Young Readers, 1989). Back in its day, the book won a coveted Newbery Medal ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - DC - Goodreads

Now this is what I think of what I think "good biography". Unlike Daniel Boone (the dreadfully racist and worshipful 1940 Newbery Medal winner), Freedman treats Lincoln as a real person and a true ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Kathi - Goodreads

The first nonfiction winner that had been chosen in 30 years, this biography of Abraham Lincoln was the Newbery winner for 1988. The book is great for middle-school readers—filled with “typical ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Swear Ahmed - Goodreads

This biography was interesting in that it was a photobiography. It won the Newbery Medal (1988). It is intended for children 7+. The book goes through the life of Abraham Lincoln from childhood to his ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Woody Calhoon - Goodreads

I found this book to be a very interesting read. I found it to be a very honest portrayal of Lincoln's life and I was glad to see the author not "paint" Lincoln up to be this super, no-flaw hero. The ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Carl Nelson - Goodreads

1988 Newbery Medal recipient. Well written account of Abraham Lincoln's life, with many photographs throughout the text. The book is written at a very age-appropriate level, presenting issues simply ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Kelsi - Goodreads

This was a beautiful photobiography of Abraham Lincoln. I loved that all the pictures were in black and white and brought to life the true character of Lincoln. This was a very powerful text in that ... Read full review

Review: Lincoln: A Photobiography

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

This book is perfect for middle school students. The vocabulary and the content are right at their reading and comprehension level. The greatest thing about this book though is the photos. After ... Read full review


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