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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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Julia freesman me that she was amazed to be reminded that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican. Back to the book.

The photobiography covers Lincoln’s entire life: This book was absolutely fantastic.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. If it did now exist amongst us, we should not instantly give it up Refresh and try again. However, after overcoming a dark depression, he eventually married Mary a year later who gave birth to emanvipation first son nine months after. What I enjoyed about this work is that Freedman conveys to readers that Lincoln, was in fact, a simple and ordinary human who persevered through personal tragedies to become the leader who united a country.

This is such a book. Griffin and William E. Feb 03, Melissa rated it liked it Shelves: Concludes with a sampling of Lincoln writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites.

Freedman traveled extensively throughout the world to gather information and inspiration for his books. This book made Lincoln, who I obviously admire a great deal, so real to me. Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. They range from newspaper articles, black and white photos, illustrations, and several others.

The contrast in heights between Lincoln and the Stephen “Little Giant” Douglas, whose differently sized photos are juxtaposed? Born in a log cabin, grew some whiskers, assassinated. Mar 28, LydiaMae rated it really liked it Shelves: I read about how Lincoln grew up, going to school when he could a winter here, a few weeks therehow his family constantly moved, his obsession with books that “doesn’t seem natural.


This book made everything so clear and it was so easy to read.

The final chapter is an account of Lincoln’s assassination and death. He also, without overtly stating it makes the case that this one emamcipation, Abraham Lincoln, held in his hands the directional destiny of our country.

It did start tugging at my heartstrings to read about the Civil War and see the effects it had on him as this book had 5 portraits taken within the first 6 months of the war — the man aged two decades! Notify me of new posts via email. Now as a father and husband, his political career, and law practice, took off.

Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman

Newbery Medal recipient Looking for More Great Reads? I admit, I cry every time I see the photos of dead soldiers, especially the one of the two brothers: An Avalanche of Freemen. This article needs additional rusxell for verification. 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.

Retrieved June 21, Kind of like an early Steve Sheinkin. She wakes up battered and bruised; her fingernails are missing and she doesn’t remember who she is.

However, she had to write 2 book reports because she tried to copy, word for word, part of the first one she turned into me. I’d want to say that it deserved the Newbery award that it got as this is very accessible I’ve always want to read Abraham Lincoln biography and at last, I did it!

More than that, I felt the underlying message that if a simple farm boy who was born into poverty in a crude backwoods could go on to influence the world, why not anyone else? Then, just on the day Lincoln turns cheery, he is shot and the story is over. They KNOW that their relationship with him is deeper, stronger and more intimate than yours. Rfom battles crippling depression and has to deal with pohtobiography number of close relatives and friends that drop dead around him, from his sister and mother, to a business partner hy debt Lincoln made good over 15 years, to Lincoln’s classic rival Stephen Douglas, and even to his own son.


We added lots of reading, and I did a lot of trips to the library to read books about subjects I was interested in. Although we all learn a little about Lincoln’s youth in this short, but informative, biography, it also provides plenty of quotes, facts, and stories of how this amazing man became the 16th President of the United States.

She discovered what might have motivated Abe Lincoln to feel and act so strongly about certain topics, such as slavery. I can handle pages riddled with photographs. With primary quotes and photographs and loaded with information and content, students can learn a great deal about President Lincoln.

Numerous conflicts break out, and Lincoln is always involved, from being part of the local militia to fend off an invasion by Native Americans surviving plenty of mosquitoesto protesting the Mexican-American War, and eventually leading the Civil War. One of my favorite attractions at Disneyland is stopping by the theater that is home to Great Moments with Mr.

Lincoln: A Photobiography

I’ll page through my hard copy at some point to enjoy the pictures. This book does a fantastic job of including first-hand accounts of the backwoods boy who became a successful lawyer, statesman and leader of the United States.

Whatever differs from this, to the extent of freeman differences, is no democracy.