Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. Here is a warm, appealing biography of our Civil War. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. ADVERTISEMENT. Lincoln: A Photobiography. Russell Freedman, Author Clarion Books $ (p) ISBN Lincoln. A Photobiography. By Russell Freedman Non-Fiction. Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height.

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This books follows the life of President Lincoln. According to Quincy, she used to be smart until her mother’s boyfriend hit She wakes up battered and bruised; her fingernails are missing and she doesn’t remember who she is. This book won the Newbery Award so I know it was written for teens, but I thoroughly enjoyed it as an adult who is not a big history buff. Blogger news I am always looking for something to read and if there is something you would like for me to read,and review, leave me a message.

The description of the bullet’s path is not minced, nor are the hopeless efforts of local doctors and the fact that Lincoln is so tall he has to be laid diagonally on the bed. Son by Lois Lowry. There life is so much more different then we may have comprehended. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As a Newbery Medal winner, the award given for “the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children,” I suppose I am not really the intended audience for this book.


From beginning to end, Abraham Lincoln’s life was full of grit, drama and glory.

During his short stay, Lincoln saw slavery for the first time, which not only struck a chord in his own life, but challenged every belief he had. I have definitely learn photobiogra;hy whole bunch of facts about Abraham Lincoln that totally blew my mind. A brief selection of his speeches and writings is a nice bonus. This is my kind of history. Griffin and William E.

For example; I knew that he was extremely tall and had had a limited formal education, but I had no idea his voice was high pitched and that he had so much trouble finding a good general during the Civil War and phogobiography he was shy. Again and again, sensitive topics are broached. It’s sometimes hard to believe that that the Civil War actually happened and, when I hear, and see, the snippets of Lincoln’s speeches.

This book could be used as a reference to not only look up various stages in Lincoln’s life, but also for more information about the Civil War. He knows when to add an explanation and when to keep his sentences short and to the point. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

For the Sake of Elena. The writer of this Newberry-winning biography, Russell Freedman, is no exception, and neither am I.

I also loved the fact that though he had a total of a year of schooling he could read and study himself for two years and pass his bar exam.


Treedman know how devastating that could have been for Abraham but somehow that tall man stuck with it and stayed stong.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Lincoln carries all the Atlantic States but New Jersey. Later, Freedman places four portraits of Lincoln on one page to show how much he aged throughout the Civil War.

It provides a detailed and vivid look at the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and also mentions other great leaders during this time period. The sentences are short, the pictures are plentiful, the words constrained. Freedman the author rejects that approach, instead treating children as young adults, and to his credit, he takes that term seriously.

This is one I’m glad to own!

Lincoln: A Photobiography

Turns out, you can later identify them by their early deaths. Even worse was his assassination – I cried! Really great, wonderful photographs I hadn’t seen before. To ask other readers questions about Lincolnplease sign up. The biography went to detail about the decisions and worries that he carried as he tried to keep the nation together during the civil war whilst trying to balance a life with his family and wife.