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.



Lincoln’s  Dinner to Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday on S. S. Rotterdam 2-11-1928  picture

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President Lincoln's Birthday Dinner Menu Queen of Bermuda Ship 1960 picture

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WW1 New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial February11,1915 Lincoln’s Birthday FD99 picture

WW1 New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial February11,1915 Lincoln’s Birthday FD99

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(6) Antique Ephemera Embossed Postcards-Lincoln's/Washington Birthday Tuck & Son picture

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1942 Press Photo Lincoln's Birthday exercises at Lincoln Memorial, Washington picture

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Antique Ephemera Embossed Postcard Lincoln's Birthday Raphael Tuck & Son picture

Antique Ephemera Embossed Postcard Lincoln's Birthday Raphael Tuck & Son

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Metal Sign - 1920 Closed for Lincoln's Birthday - Vintage Look Reproduction picture

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Metal Sign - 1920 Closed for Lincoln's Birthday- 10x14 inches picture

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1921 Press Photo Congressman Richard Yates, House Orator for Lincoln's Birthday picture

1921 Press Photo Congressman Richard Yates, House Orator for Lincoln's Birthday

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