Remember Me
OR

 
$7.64
Retail $8.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 7
Paperback
ISBN 9780763680695
Make Way For Books
This presentation of Lincoln's life as viewed by his children gives the reader a more personal look at the man. A gratifying portrayal that conveys whatever his position in life, Lincoln took time to enjoy his boys.
Publisher Summary
Brothers Willie and Taddie share stories about their father, Abraham Lincoln, from 1859 to 1865.

An intimate, moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln as rarely seen—through the eyes of his children—and captured in exquisite illustrations.

Historians claim him as one of America’s most revered presidents. But to his rambunctious sons, Abraham Lincoln was above all a playful and loving father. Here is Lincoln as seen by two of his boys: Willie, thrilled to be on his first train trip when Lincoln was deciding to run for president; Willie and Tad barging into Cabinet meetings to lift Lincoln’s spirits in the early days of the Civil War, Tad accompanying him to Richmond just after the South’s defeat. With the war raging and the Union under siege, we see history unfolding through Willie’s eyes and then through Tad’s — and we see Lincoln rising above his own inborn sadness and personal tragedy through his devotion to his sons. With evocative and engaging illustrations by P.J. Lynch, Rosemary Wells offers a carefully researched biography that gives us a Lincoln not frozen in time but accessible and utterly real.

Back matter includes an author’s note.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Friend on Freedom River Detective's Assistant Rickshaw Girl Ben Franklin's Big Splash : The Mostly True Story of His First Invention Abraham Lincoln Wilma Unlimited : How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman Helen Keller Goose's Gold Sidewalk Flowers Civil War Sub : The Mystery of the Hunley Chalk Box Kid Caddie Woodlawn Gifts From The Sea Tortoise and the Soldier : Based on True Events Canada Geese Quilt If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island Case of the Dognapped Cat Caught Emma Dilemma and the Soccer Nanny Louis Braille : The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind