I had never realized that the Emancipation Proclamation would have allowed any .. The book “Lincoln: A Photobiography” by Russell Freedman is a biography. Lincoln: a Photobiography by Russell Freedman things about Lincoln, prior to reading this, and that he was the author of the Emancipation. Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln’s.

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The entire thing was entirely about slavery. This is my kind of history. I definitely recommend reading this book. Sep 17, Cindi rated it it was amazing. As the United States prepares for another presidential election, spend some time learning about one of the most courageous presidents America has ever had and read “Lincoln: And here we are again.

A final section of selected quotes is OK, emancipahion it might have been improved with a complete version of the Gettysburg Address.

This book is great for photobiograhy ages and includes over 50 photographs and prints. Russell Freeman is a genius when it comes to photobiograghies. I loved getting such a conscise summary of his life but I felt like I know him so much more.


I keep hearing people say that the civil war wasn’t about slavery when the entire reason for the war was that the north was trying to prevent the spread of slavery into the western territory and the south was fighting to spread slavery. For Mikey, Shayne is a complete myste She votes for Lincoln. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The index,listing of other books about Abraham Lincoln, and the list of Lincoln memorials, monuments, and museums was also very helpful especially if using this book as a resource for an inquiry project about Abraham Lincoln.

A Photobiography” by Russell Freedman is a book that both older children and adults should read if they want to learn more about the sixteenth president of the United States.

Douglas had his success, his entourage, his brandy and cigars, and “Lincoln, tall and gangly, seemed plain in his rumpled suit, carrying his notes and speeches in an old carpetbag, sitting on the platform with his bony knees jutting into the air.

I admit, I cry every time I see the photos of dead soldiers, especially the one of the freedman brothers: There was enough of the story here and I wanted Julia to be interested.

It even only did that if they refused to come back. This page was last edited on 21 Juneat Frpm Read Edit View history.


When he wasn’t doing chores, or working odd jobs, Lincoln always had a nose in a book. Lincoln A Photobiography by Russell Freedman.

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Looking for More Great Reads? Lists with This Book. Please feel free to leave any feedback, especially book recommendations! Like myself, I find many children shy away from non-fiction, unless sports or hubcaps are involved.

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Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman

Don’t you love comments not related to the review? I loved some tailored for children when I was a kid like Helen Keller, and Louis Braillebut it’s hard to sift through these days. Then, just on the day Lincoln turns cheery, he is shot and the story is over. As Booth runs out of the theater shouting “Sic semper tyrannis! New York Post Your source for breaking news, news about New York, sports, business, entertainment, opinion, real estate, culture, fashion, and more. Pigs Aplenty, Kincoln Galore!