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The Resource Abraham Lincoln : lawyer, leader, legend, written by Justine & Ron Fontes

Abraham Lincoln : lawyer, leader, legend, written by Justine & Ron Fontes

Label
Abraham Lincoln : lawyer, leader, legend
Title
Abraham Lincoln
Title remainder
lawyer, leader, legend
Statement of responsibility
written by Justine & Ron Fontes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As President, Abraham Lincoln fought for freedom and equality for all Americans. Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DORLING KINDERSLEY READERS, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. This biography of one of the most famous and recognizable American presidents mark DK's commitment to bringing US history-based biographies to the DK Readers series. In Abraham Lincoln, readers will find out about our sixteenth president's humble beginnings, his career as a lawyer, his marriage and family life, and his presidency during the Civil War. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4
Member of
Summary
Presents a portrait of the former president, describing his love for reading and learning that led him to become a lawyer and later run for Congress, and his presidency during the Civil War
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
236213
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fontes, Justine
Dewey number
  • 973.7/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
Lower Grades
LC call number
E457.905
LC item number
.K66 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
NLM call number
B Lincoln Kor
Reading level
5.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fontes, Ron
  • Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dorling Kindersley readers. 3, Reading alone
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
lawyer, leader, legend
Label
Abraham Lincoln : lawyer, leader, legend, written by Justine & Ron Fontes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Humble beginnings -- Learning and lawyers -- Victories and vows -- On the move -- A house divided -- Pain then union
Control code
ocm44914258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780789473752
Lccn
00056972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780789473752
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)44914258
Label
Abraham Lincoln : lawyer, leader, legend, written by Justine & Ron Fontes
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Humble beginnings -- Learning and lawyers -- Victories and vows -- On the move -- A house divided -- Pain then union
Control code
ocm44914258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780789473752
Lccn
00056972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780789473752
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)44914258

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