Abe Lincoln Grows Up

Abe Lincoln Grows Up

by Carl Sandburg, James Daugherty (Illustrator)
Publisher: Graphia
1st Edition, ©1956, ISBN: 9780156026154
Trade Paperback, 222 pages
Price: $6.99
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  Boring Book
Nathan McKinney of Ohio, 6/14/2016
I had to read this for school, and I would not recommend this book for anybody. It was horrible because it had no action and it was so boring. I have read other books about Abe Lincoln which I did enjoy.
  A Child's Introduction to Lincoln
Sincerelyornot of Oregon, 6/22/2011
An obvious but easily missed fact of childhood: famous people were once children too. Learning about the US presidents can get a little intellectual. Seeing how one grew up, from a kid like me into someone who has more books written about him than I'd read by fourth grade... that made him real to me.

Focus: The pre-presidency Abe Lincoln, how he grew up, who influenced him, and what kind of life he led. His presidency gets less than a paragraph, which means that the most influential

Bonus points for: Large print for younger readers, and for avoiding the more historically controversial aspects of Abe's presidency (for which, lets face it, you need at least a high school vocabulary).