I originally purchased this to use in a few years for my daughter for high school. I love Abraham Lincoln so much I ended up reading it myself. It kept me engaged and was very well put.
We loved this book. Lincoln is one of our favorite presidents to learn about and this book kept my kids engaged while also presenting plenty of facts! I definitely recommend it!
I’m so grateful to Jenny Phillips for making wonderful biographies like this easier to access. I enjoyed reading this both on my own and with my 13 year old daughter for a class she was taking on the Civil War. We both liked the book. The beginning of his life was more enjoyable for her to read through than the presidential details, but both are important, and when we read those last chapters together, we both learned so much!
Abraham Lincoln – An amazing introductory book that will entice the minds of young readers to learn and discover the life of our 16th United States President. A sound and full biography awaits in this fun and fast read, to inspire those who have yet to begin a relationship with Abraham Lincoln.
I loved reading this narrative history, and it has deepened my respect and admiration for Abraham Lincoln. Wilbur Fisk Gordy wrote Lincoln’s story in a simple yet interesting and inspiring way that older children and adults alike can appreciate, enjoy, and glean worthwhile lessons from. It’s an excellent and fascinating supplement to anyone’s education of US history.
Written in 1917, Wilbur Gordy’s biography of Abraham Lincoln brings to life one of the great men of history. The biography is not fictionalized; it sticks to factual information and stories, but it is presented in a way that makes history interesting and meaningful. As the book travels through the life of Abraham Lincoln, from boyhood on up, valuable lessons are taught about wisdom, kindness, honesty, hard work, love of learning, and persevering through trials.
The Abraham Lincoln Level 8 Book Study is available to accompany this book.
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