Schroeder, Alan Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z Holiday House, 2015. $17.95 PICTURE BOOK/NON-FICTION
This fantastic book takes the reader through the alphabet of Abe’s
life from his experience, his accomplishments, his last meal, his children, personal
tidbits, his family, and more. One example is under D for Dream, Abe dreamed he
would be assassinated. Another example is G for the Gettysburg Address.
Throughout the entire book are amazing quotes of advice from Lincoln himself.
The illustrations are creative, varied, and detailed.
Well this one is going right into the collection without delay.
What a fun way for students to learn more about Abe Lincoln! I learned a TON
from reading this book, and students from grades 3+ could read on their own,
though a younger grade teacher could read selections aloud to their class
without the need to altering the words. I think students will love to look at
all the tiny creative and sometimes silly pictures. An upper grade teacher
could ask each student to choose a quote and write a short essay about its
EL(K-3), EL –ESSENTIAL Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.