Item description for Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington 1837 - 1863 by Cheryl Harness...
Overview Portrays Lincoln's life as a lawyer in Springfield, a devoted husband and father, and president during the Civil War years
Publishers Description From Lincoln's early practice of law in Springfield, Illinois, through his election to the Presidency on the eve of the Civil War to his untimely assassination, Harness weaves an enormous amount of information into this compelling picture of our 16th President's public and private life. Readers see Lincoln happy and gangly during his first dance with Mary Todd, playful with his young sons, and strong under pressure as he drafts the Emancipation Proclamation and delivers the Gettysburg Address.
Citations And Professional Reviews Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington 1837 - 1863 by Cheryl Harness has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 773
Publishers Weekly - 01/06/1997 page 73
Kirkus Review - Children - 01/01/1997 page 58
Booklist - 01/01/1997 page 863
School Library Journal - 03/01/1997 page 175
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 395
Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1998 page 45
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 361
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 514
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Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.22" Width: 8.78" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1999
Publisher National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN 0792237366 ISBN13 9780792237365
Availability 0 units.
More About Cheryl Harness
Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of numerous 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. A multi-award winning author and illustrator, she lives in her historic hometown of Independence MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site: www.cherylharness.com.
Cheryl Harness currently resides in Independence, in the state of Missouri.