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Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with These Children’s Books

Even though we may lump Abraham Lincoln in with the other American greats on President’s Day, his actual birthday is February 12th. Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with a book-reading party! Your young child can learn about the man, and what he did for the country, through these picture books. Don’t worry about losing your child’s attention. These books are engaging and written in a completely kid-friendly way. Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books, by Kay Winters and Nancy Carpenter. Instead of focusing on Lincoln’s later years, this easy read shows children how books shaped the life of a young Lincoln....

Children’s Books to Read on Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

Born on February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was much more than the 16th president. As one of the greatest figures in U.S. history, Lincoln’s list of accomplishments spans decades. Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with a dun-filled family reading session. Even though your young child may not be ready to read (or do research) on her own, these kid-friendly picture books are the perfect way to start your little learner’s presidential education! I Am Abraham Lincoln, by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos. Told through the eyes of a child version of Lincoln, this picture book is a perfect introduction for children in...