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Looking at Lincoln

Written & illustrated by Maira Kalman
Published by Nancy Paulsen Books
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Abraham Lincoln is one of the first giants of history children are introduced to, and now Maira Kalman brings him to life with her trademark style and enthusiasm. Lincoln’s legacy is everywhere – there he is on your penny and five-dollar bill. And we are still the United States because Lincoln helped hold them together.

But who was he, really? The little girl in this book wants to find out. Among the many other things, she discovers our sixteenth president was a man who believed in freedom for all, had a dog named Fido, loved Mozart, apples, and his wife’s vanilla cake, and kept his notes in his hat. From his boyhood in a log cabin to his famous presidency and untimely death, Kalman shares Lincoln’s remarkable life with young readers in a fresh and exciting way.

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Book Topics › the Civil War
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Who Wrote Looking at Lincoln

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Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman (www.mairakalman.com) is the author-illustrator of numerous picture books, including Looking at Lincoln, Fireboat, Next Stop Grand Central, and What Pete Ate from A-Z, as well as adult hits such as And the Pursuit of Happiness and The Elements of Style Illustrated. She is also the illustrator of the Printz Honor Winning Book Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler. Her artwork has appeared on a dozen New Yorker covers, and her watches, clocks, accessories and paperweights have been featured at the Museum of Modern Art store. She lives in New York City.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399240393
Publication Date:
January 5, 2012
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2011046953
ASIN/ISBN 10:
039924039X
Lexile:
AD480L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
148132
ATOS Book Level:
3.3
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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