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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The writer of this Newberry-winning biography, Russell Freedman, is no exception, and neither am I. Freedman lives in New York City.

Lincoln: A Photobiography

This book won the Newbery Award lincolh I know it was written for teens, but I thoroughly enjoyed it as an adult who is not a big history buff. Assignment for springfield This book is great but the binding stinks! His nonfiction books ranged in subject from the lives and behaviors of animals to people in history.

There were funny parts and I was so sad when his two little boys died. A Photo-biography by Russel Freedman was a unique take on a traditional convention of a ‘biography’. Poor Lincoln went through general after general who was afraid to act.

I’ve lnicoln different biographies written on President Abraham Lincoln before, but this photo-biography was definitely ALOT more enjoyable. In fact, he was of the view that if it ruszell contained in the states where it was, slavery would “die a natural death” until the Kansas-Nebraska act remember that?

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They have short sentences, simple ideas, cover only the most basic ideas, and tend to focus on childhood issues, while omitting any of the more famous quotes, actions and perso Reading this book again was like visiting a dear old friend who was as wonderful as I remembered.

This book made everything so clear and it was so easy to read.

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Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. The details about him surprised me; I knew, of course, that he was extremely tall and had had a limited formal education, but I had no idea his voice was high pitched and that he had so much trouble finding a good general during the Civil War and that he was shy.

Sign in or join to save for later. Tussell 3 March Is there anything better than a children’s book that doesn’t dumb down for children? Nicely written Wonderfully written biography about Abraham Lincoln. You know how devastating that could have been for Abraham but somehow that tall man stuck with it and stayed stong.

View all 6 comments. Really great, wonderful photographs I hadn’t seen before.

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Judy Schachner and Judith Byron Schachner. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. A Photobiography Russell Freedman Limited preview – Looking for More Great Reads? Then the author focuses on the presidential years toskillfullly explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War.

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Then the author focuses on the presidential years toskillfullly explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War.

It provides a detailed and vivid look at the life and photbiography of Abraham Lincoln and also mentions other great leaders during this time period. She votes for Lincoln.

Apr 30, Twilightlover rated it it was ok. Now this is what I think of what I think “good biography”. Published September 25th by Clarion Books first published November 16th In this brilliant account photobiograpy the most beloved President of the United States, Freedman provides readers with am enthralling narrative.

Stay in Touch Sign up. Just as Lincoln ascends to the state Legislature, the place where he spent his early adulthood begins to decline, quickly becoming as ghost town. How old is your kid? Ashes in the Snow Gy Tie-In.

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