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Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman

Looking at Lincoln (edition 2017)

by Maira Kalman (Author), Maira Kalman (Illustrator)

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Title:Looking at Lincoln
Authors:Maira Kalman (Author)
Other authors:Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
Info:Puffin Books (2017), Edition: Reprint, 48 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:non-fiction, historical, presidents, k-3, 3-5

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First of all, what a coincidence, the first time i ever read a book about Abraham Lincoln happened to be on the date he died, April 15. Even the girl in the boo learned about him by coincidence. This book shows the great life of Abraham Lincoln from when was a little kid raised by his step mother until his death. People who knew him called Honest Abe, which shows that great people are great from the beginning. This will be a great book to read during social studies . ( )
  saeedchaar | Apr 16, 2019 |
This is a great informational book over the 16th president. A young girl passed a man in the street that looks like Abraham Lincoln. It then makes her wonder who was the 16th president. The book is introduced in the perspective of this young little girl as she does research. She provides highlights over his childhood, debates, his view in war along with other facts. This book is a great choice for your readers from Kinder to 3rd grade. ( )
  RosaPerez | Nov 26, 2018 |
Looking at Lincoln tells the story of Abraham Lincoln from when he was young to how he became president of the United States. This book shows two different points of view in terms of describing his life from facts and then one way of how kids see and talk about Mr. Lincoln. This book can be used to introduce and discuss different events of history that Lincoln had a large impact in among with information regarding Lincoln himself. An activity that could be used in classroom is to make a letter to Mr. Abraham and ask him curious questions they have. This book could be used for 2nd to 3rd and even fourth grade. ( )
  RyanMurphy1 | Sep 29, 2018 |
Looking at Lincoln tells the story of Abraham Lincoln from when he was young to how he became president of the United States. Students can use this book as an example on how to make a timeline. They can learn the order of sequence of events and how to organize the information. ( )
  KarenGarcia | Sep 19, 2018 |
Looking at Lincoln is about a girl who sees a man in the streets that looked like someone familiar and then she realizes that he looked like Abraham Lincoln! She goes to the library to learn more about our sixteenth president. This book uses two different fonts. One font seems typed up and those sentences talk about Lincoln and give facts about him and his life. The other font looks like a kid wrote it, and those sentences spoke about Lincoln through the point of view of a kid, it made assumptions about his life like when he was elected, she "bet Mary made his favorite vanilla cake." It also asked a lot of questions about his life that all the books about Lincoln didn't answer. ( )
  nomerbasic | Sep 14, 2018 |
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Wanting to know about the real man behind the sixteenth president's legendary character, a little girl learns about Lincoln's beliefs regarding universal freedom as well as lesser-known aspects of his life, from his love of Mozart and his wife's vanilla cake to his pet dog and the way he kept notes in his stovepipe hat.… (more)

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