Happy Presidents' Day


Visit the Atascocita branch Library to check out my current display on President Lincoln.  In the near future, I will be sharing some of my favorite books on President Washington. As you can imagine, this has been a hot topic.

 The Emancipation Proclamation: Would You Do What Lincoln Did? by Elaine Landua

Examines the events leading up to President Abraham Lincoln's decision to write the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery, including the beginning of the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

   Our Abe Lincoln  adapted by Jim Aylesworth

Rhythmic verse tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's life.

 Abe Lincoln crosses a creek: a tall, thin tale by Deborah Hopkinson

In Knob Creek, Kentucky, in 1816, seven-year-old Abe Lincoln falls into a creek and is rescued by his best friend, Austin Gollaher.


 Abe's Fish: A Boyhood Tale of Abraham Lincoln by Jen Bryant

Young Abe Lincoln learns the meaning of selflessness and freedom when he encounters a soldier on a country road and gives up his prized possession: a fish he caught for the family's evening meal. Includes author's note on the early life of the sixteenth president.


Advanced Readers

  Abraham Lincoln for Kids: his life and times with 21 activities by Janis Herbert

A biography of Abraham Lincoln. Activities include but are limited to,  making a log cabin, a Sauk Indian statue, a stovepipe hat, a strawberry soiree, and much more.


Lincoln knew that winning the war would take more than the same old strategies and maneuvers. It would require using technology to create new ways of waging war. Lincoln worked to make sure his soldiers and sailors had the best and latest hardware. By combining new tools with time-tested tactics, he helped revolutionize warfare.
by Martin W. Sandler.

 Examines Lincoln's life and political life through photography, illustrations and political cartoons .