Abe Lincoln Remembers

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Harper Collins, Jan 7, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
8 Reviews
A man of wisdom and courage.

President Abraham Lincoln sits alone in the White House one evening in 1865. The war between the states is over at last, and the slaves are free. This man has come a long way from his small log cabin in Kentucky. What is he thinking about? What memories run through his mind?

Powerful text and stunning, historically accurate paintings combine to present a unique portrait of one of the greatest presidents in American history.

  

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User Review  - rekrumrie - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of Abe Lincoln. His journey from Kentucky, to being president, and the civil war. I would use this book with 2-3 grade because it informs them of a president, the civil war, and slavery without being to overwhelming. Read full review

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User Review  - Sara Baker - Goodreads

Summary This book tells Abe Lincoln's life story. It is about the major events that shaped his life. The book's last page ends by saying that Abe was going to the play. That was Abe's last day living ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Ann Turner is the author of many acclaimed novels, picture books, and poetry collections, among them the novel A Hunter Comes Home, an ALA Notable Children's Book; Rosemary's Witch, a School Library Journal Best Book; and her two poetry books, A Lion's Hunger and Learning to Swim, both ALA Best Books for Young Adults. Ann Turner's historical picture books include Abe Lincoln Remembers, an NCSS/CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; When Mr. Jefferson Came to Philadelphia; Drummer Boy; and Nettie's Trip South. Among her other picture books are Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies, a Reading Rainbow selection, and Dakota Dugout, an ALA Notable Children's Book. Ms. Turner lives in Williamsburg, Massachusetts, with her husband and two children.

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