The Story of Abraham Lincoln: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers) (Paperback)

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The Story of Abraham Lincoln: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers) (Paperback)

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Help kids ages 6 to 9 discover the life of Abraham Lincoln—a story about honesty, leadership, and staying true to your values

Delve into the life of the 16th president of the United States—Abraham Lincoln—a man many say is the most important president in US history. Even before he abolished slavery and reunited America, Abraham was a hard-working kid who believed in freedom for everyone.

He soon discovered that by learning as much as he could, he would be able to help people and change the world for the better. Explore how he went from being a poor farm boy with a dream to one of the most powerful leaders in US history.

  • Independent reading—This Abraham Lincoln biography is broken down into short chapters and simple language so kids 6 to 9 can read and learn on their own.
  • Critical thinking—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Abraham's life, find definitions of new words, discussion questions, and more.
  • A lasting legacy—Discover a visual timeline that helps you see his place in history and how he grew into a great leader.


If you've been curious about Abraham Lincoln books for kids, look no further—this one has you covered.

Discover activists, artists, athletes, and more from all across history with the rest of The Story Of series, including famous figures like: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Kamala Harris.
CARLA JABLONSKI is an award-winning author and the editor of dozens of books for middle-grade and young adult readers. She often writes for Disney Press and has authored two books in the biography series STEM Stars about women in science and technology.

Product Details ISBN: 9781646111190
ISBN-10: 1646111192
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 76
Language: English
Series: The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers
“Jablonski's fact-filled biography of Abraham Lincoln is an informative, insightful, and entertaining read that will have kids turning the pages as they learn his important and inspiring story. While some readers might be familiar with Lincoln's presidency, Jablonski's book starts with his childhood and includes interesting details about his life and family. Her well-researched book is filled with rich back matter, including a glossary, test yourself questions, interactive graphics and maps, and "think tanks" that encourage readers to visualize his life and to make deeper connections. I am excited to put this book on my library shelf, and I know that it is going to be popular with my elementary students.” —Soline Holmes, Librarian at Academy of the Sacred Heart

“One thing that really impressed me about this installment in the youth biography series is the thought that went into the Think Tank questions. Throughout the book, at least once per chapter, a Think Tank question encourages critical, creative, and empathetic thinking from the reader. This is an amazing tool to help children to engage with the text beyond the words on the page!” —Jen K.

“Excellent book on our 16th president. It is colorful and easy to read. The biography is loaded with information about his life, his family, and his presidency. I would recommend this book both for children and for adults who want to learn more about Mr. Lincoln and his impact on American history.” —S. Strelecki