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Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco

Mr. Lincoln's Way (edition 2001)

by Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator)

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Title:Mr. Lincoln's Way
Authors:Patricia Polacco
Other authors:Patricia Polacco (Illustrator)
Info:Philomel (2001), Hardcover, 48 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:realistic fiction

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Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia Polacco



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This story involves a principal who changes the way of a bully through the use of birds and role models. I love the book, because it teaches an important lesson. I also like the way the bully-character develops; I would include it in my library, so my students could see that. The book itself could be read to grades 1st-4th in an anti-bullying themed week. ( )
  megfeyer | Apr 13, 2017 |
This book is about diversity and a trouble maker student and how the teacher is able to help the student not get into so much trouble by doing stuff that he likes.

I would use this book in the classroom to help my students learn about different people and how people can change.

2nd-4th grades. ( )
  alizadawn | Apr 13, 2017 |
This book is about a noddy kid who go around in school and bully other students and Mr. Lincoln's try to help and understand his problem. At the end he get along with other because he just a kid who need other to listen and understand him. I like this book because it is realistic book where other can connect in a real life and will use it on my class to guide students to share their opinion and not to be afraid. It suitable for grade third to seven.
  HsaRay | Apr 12, 2017 |
A lot of people in school think that Mr. Lincoln is the best principle ever. Everybody in school loves him, but Eugene who has the reputation of being "Mean Gene" is not very fond of Mr. Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln knows that Eugene is not a bad kid he just has bad influences at home. Mr. Lincoln uses Eugenes love for birds to help Eugene become not only a better student, but a better person in general. ( )
  TylerAnderson | Apr 11, 2017 |
Great book about an awesome principal who reaches out to one student in particular. Fun book to make activities out of for 1st or 2nd grade. It is a multicultural picture book.
  Kaligorman | Apr 10, 2017 |
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"Mr. Lincoln's Way" is a great resource to integrate multiculturalism in the classroom. It would be especially useful during Black History Month. It has a great lesson about judgement.
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Mr. Lincoln was the coolest principal in the whole world, or so his students thought.
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Mr. Lincoln is the coolest principal ever! He knows how to do everything, from jumping rope to leading nature walks. Everyone loves him . . . except for Eugene Esterhause. "Mean Gene" hates everyone who's different. He's a bully, a bad student, and he calls people awful, racist names. But Mr. Lincoln knows that Eugene isn't really bad-he's just repeating things he's heard at home. Can the principal find a way to get through to "Mean Gene" and show him that the differences between people are what make them special?

With Patricia Polacco's trademark illustrations and gentle text, Mr. Lincoln's Way celebrates the unforgettable school principal who touches the lives of his students and truly empowers them.

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When Mr. Lincoln, "the coolest principal in the whole world," discovers that Eugene, the school bully, knows a lot about birds, he uses this interest to help Eugene overcome his intolerance.

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