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Looking at Lincoln

Kalman, Maira (Book - 2012)
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Looking at Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln is one of the first giants of history children are introduced to, and now Maira Kalman brings him to life with her trademark style and enthusiasm. Lincoln's legacy is everywhere - there he is on your penny and five-dollar bill. And we are still the United States because Lincoln helped hold them together. But who was he, really? The little girl in this book wants to find out. Among the many other things, she discovers our sixteenth president was a man who believed in freedom for all, had a dog named Fido, loved Mozart, apples, and his wife's vanilla cake, and kept his notes in his hat. From his boyhood in a log cabin to his famous presidency and untimely death, Kalman shares Lincoln's remarkable life with young readers in a fresh and exciting way. Show More Show Less
Authors: Kalman, Maira
Title: Looking at Lincoln
Publisher: New York : Nancy Paulsen Books, c2012
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Abraham Lincoln is one of the first giants of history children are introduced to, and now Maira Kalman brings him to life with her trademark style and enthusiasm. Lincoln's legacy is everywhere - there he is on your penny and five-dollar bill. And we are still the United States because Lincoln helped hold them together. But who was he, really? The little girl in this book wants to find out. Among the many other things, she discovers our sixteenth president was a man who believed in freedom for all, had a dog named Fido, loved Mozart, apples, and his wife's vanilla cake, and kept his notes in his hat. From his boyhood in a log cabin to his famous presidency and untimely death, Kalman shares Lincoln's remarkable life with young readers in a fresh and exciting way. Show More Show Less
ISBN: 039924039X
9780399240393
Branch Call Number: JB L6381K 2012
Statement of Responsibility: Maira Kalman
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Juvenile literature Presidents Juvenile literature Presidents United States Biography Juvenile literature Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Presidents
Presidents
LCCN: 2011046953
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