Abraham Lincoln (National Geographic Readers Series)

Abraham Lincoln (National Geographic Readers Series)

by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


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The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln and his historic decision to abolish slavery. Readers will also learn why this decision impacted the United States, as well as the extent of Lincoln's impact as a fearless leader of the Civil War.

In this level two biography, difficult concepts are made understandable and transitioned into a more approachable manner. This includes the use of sidebars, timetables, diagrams and fun facts to hold the interest of the young reader. The colorful design and educational illustrations round out this text as an exemplary book for their young minds to explore.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426310850
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 12/26/2012
Series: National Geographic Readers Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 62,352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

CAROLINE CROSSON GILPIN has been a writer, editor, and teacher for 25 years. She is currently a newspaper education editor, freelance writer, as well as a writing coach. She received her Bachelor's Degree in English from Connecticut College and obtained a Master's Degree in Journalism from Temple University. She currently lives in Scarsdale, New York with her three children and their dog, Maggie. The author lives in Scarsdale, New York.

Table of Contents

A Much-Loved President 4

A Country Boy 6

Growing Up 8

In His Time 10

Becoming a Leader 12

9 Awesome Facts 14

Slavery 16

Civil War 20

The Gettysburg Address 24

Lincoln's Last Days 26

Lincoln's Life 28

Be a Quiz Whiz! 30

Glossary 32

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Abraham Lincoln (National Geographic Readers Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MyBookAddictionandMore More than 1 year ago
ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Caroline Crosson Gilpin is an interesting children's book/ages 5 and up/grade level K and up. A wonderful informative and educational look at our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln with wonderful and colorful illustrations. The life and times of Old Abe,as our fearless leader of the Civil war and as our 16th President. An excellent tool for young readers to learn more on our country and one of our famous presidents. Highly recommended. Received for an honest review from the publisher. RATING: 5 HEAT RATING: NONE (CHILDREN'S BOOKS) REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction and More/My Book Addiction