Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday with These Children’s Books

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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.

The Story of Abraham Lincoln, by Patricia A. Pingry and Stephanie Britt. From his childhood to writing the Emancipation Proclamation, this illustrated board book is an easy introduction into the life and times of the sixteenth president.

Where’s Your Hat, Abe Lincoln?, by Misti Kenison. Lincoln is joined by a cast of historical characters (such as Ulysses S. Grant) in this fictional read about the present. It’s colorful illustrations and kid-friendly story will grab your preschooler’s interest.

Looking at Lincoln, by Maira Kalman. A little girl goes on a quest to understand who Lincoln is. As she discovers different aspects of the president’s life, your child gets to learn about this important historical figure.



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