Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington: 1837-1865
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Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington: 1837-1865  -     By: Cheryl Harness
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Beautifully wrought illustrations and a comprehensive biographical text will introduce children to the works and life of one of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln. Full of life and vivid detail, bring Lincoln out of dusty photographs and into a picture of how he looked as he and his family lived their lives; labeled maps show the complexity of the Civil War battlefields. The comprehensive and engaging biographical text will draw young readers into the story of how Abe Lincoln went to Washington and what he accomplished there. 48 pages, softcover.

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Title: Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington: 1837-1865
By: Cheryl Harness
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: National Geographic Children's Books
Dimensions: 10.88 X 8.50 (inches)
Weight: 8 ounces
ISBN: 1426304366
ISBN-13: 9781426304361
Ages: 6-12
Stock No: WW304360

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Publisher's Description

Now with an updated paperback cover, Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington paints a vivid picture of the Springfield, IL years, when Abe met and married a pretty Kentucky woman, and made his name as a lawyer and politician. Cheryl Harness gives readers a moving account of Lincoln's rise and the tensions that dragged the nation into conflict; brilliantly detailed maps and battle scenes deepen our understanding of the Civil War; and the book's richly imagined illustrations recreate the life of the man who will always be regarded as one of our greatest presidents. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Author Bio

Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of some 35 children's books, including seven picture book biographies for National Geographic. She has a natural talent for making history fun for kids, injecting the "wow" factor into the lives of America's historical heroes and heroines. She has won multiple awards and now lives in her historic hometown of Independence, MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site: www.cherylharness.com.

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