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Abraham Lincoln

Books: Biographies and Non-fiction

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J917.4 MCGOV McGovern, Anne …If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln
"…tells you what it was like to grow up on the frontiers of Kentucky and Indiana, in the prairie town of New Salem, Illinois, and in the city of Springfield, Illinois, during the early 1800s…"--back cover.
1992
J973.7 FIGLE Figley, Marty Rhodes, 1948- President Lincoln, Willie Kettles, and the Telegraph Machine
2011
J973.7 HOLZE Holzer, Harold The President Is Shot : The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
2004
J973.7092 GIOVA Giovanni, Nikki Lincoln and Douglass : An American Friendship
2008
J973.7092 OREIL O'Reilly, Bill. Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
Describes the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the hunt to track down John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices.
2012
J973.70922 HOLZE Holzer, Harold. Father Abraham : Lincoln and His Sons
Looks at the lives of Abraham Lincoln and his family, including the relationship between the president and his sons.
2011
J973.714 LANDA Landau, Elaine The Emancipation Proclamation : Would You Do What Lincoln Did?
2008
J973.7349 BURGA Burgan, Michael The Gettysburg Address
2006
J973.7349 OLSON Olson, Kay Melchisedech The Gettysburg Address in Translation : What It Really Means
2009
J973.74 INDIA Indiana and the Civil War
2007
J975.3 NELSO Nelson, Kristin L. The Lincoln Memorial
Welcome to the Lincoln Memorial -- Lincoln's life -- Building the Lincoln Memorial -- Visiting the Memorial.
2011
JB K233J Jones, Lynda Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
2009
JB L638ABR Lincoln, Abraham Abraham Lincoln, The Writer : A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters
2000
JB L638ADL Adler, David A. Honest Abe Lincoln
Born into humble beginnings, Abraham Lincoln lived in a log cabin and helped run the family farm. Later he became a store clerk, postmaster, and lawyer. People liked Abe's funny stories and kind words, and he quickly earned a reputation for his honesty...
2009
JB L638ARM Armentrout, David Abraham Lincoln
2002
JB L638AY Aylesworth, Jim Our Abe Lincoln
Rhythmic verse tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's life, from his childhood in the wilderness of Illinois to his famous achievements as president.
2009
JB L638BEN Benoit, Peter Abraham Lincoln
2012
JB L638BO Bozonelis, Helen Koutras 200 years with Abraham Lincoln : One Man's Life and Legacy
2008
JB L638BUR Burleigh, Robert Abraham Lincoln Comes Home
2008
JB L638C Cary, Barbara Meet Abraham Lincoln
2001
JB L638COH Cohn, Amy L. Abraham Lincoln
2002
JB L638COLB Colbert, David 10 Days: Abraham Lincoln
Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Abraham Lincoln. Part of the 10 Days Series.
2009
JB L638DE Denenberg, Barry Lincoln Shot! : A President's Life Remembered
2008
JB L638FE Feinstein, Stephen Read about Abraham Lincoln
2004
JB L638FL Fleming, Candace The Lincolns : A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary
2008
JB L638FO Fontes, Justine Abraham Lincoln : Lawyer, Leader, Legend
2001
JB L638FOR Ford, Carin T. Abraham Lincoln : The 16th President
2003
JB L638FRE Freedman, Russell Lincoln : A Photobiography
1987
JB L638HA Harness, Cheryl Young Abe Lincoln : The Frontier Days, 1809-1837
1996
JB L638HC Harness, Cheryl Abe Lincoln goes to Washington, 1837-1865
1997
JB L638HE Herbert, Janis Abraham Lincoln for Kids : His Life and Times with 21 activities
2007
JB L638JA Jackson, Ellen B. Abe Lincoln Loved Animals
2008
JB L638KAL Kalman, Maira. Looking at Lincoln
Wanting to know about the real man behind the sixteenth president's legendary character, a little girl learns about Lincoln's beliefs regarding universal freedom as well as lesser-known aspects of his life.
2012
JB L638KN Knox, Barbara Abraham Lincoln
2004
JB L638KOP Kops, Deborah Abraham Lincoln
2001
JB L638KR Krensky, Stephen Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig
2002
JB L638KRU Krull, Kathleen and Paul Brewer Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)
This unusual biography of Abraham Lincoln highlights his life and presidency, focusing on what made his sense of humor so distinctive--and so necessary to surviving his tough life and times.
2010
JB L638KU Kunhardt, Edith Honest Abe
1993
JB L638MA Mayer, Cassie Abraham Lincoln
2008
JB L638MAR Marsh, Carole He Let His Whiskers Grow! : The Abraham Lincoln Storybook
2008
JB L638OS Osborne, Mary Pope Abraham Lincoln
Presents a non-fiction companion to the book "Abe Lincoln At Last!," discussing what it was like to grow up in a log cabin and what Lincoln's family life was like, and describes how he became the sixteenth president of the United States.
2011
JB L638PAT Patrick, Bethanne Kelly Abraham Lincoln
2003
JB L638PIN Pingry, Patricia A. Meet Abraham Lincoln
2002
JB L638RA Rappaport, Doreen Abe's Honest Words : The Life of Abraham Lincoln
2008
JB L638RT Raatma, Lucia Abraham Lincoln
2000
JB L638SA Sandler, Martin W. Lincoln Through the Lens : How Photography Revealed and Shaped an Extraordinary Life
2008
JB L638SA St. George, Judith Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln
2008
JB L638SC Schaefer, Lola M. Abraham Lincoln
1999
JB L638TH Thomson, Sarah L. What Lincoln Said
Integrates Abraham Lincoln's famous words into the narrative, revealing the inspiration and determination that led to his greatest achievements.
2009
JB L638TR Trumbauer, Lisa Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
2008
JB L638TU Turner, Ann Warren Abe Lincoln Remembers
2001
JB L638US Usel, T. M. Abraham Lincoln : A Photo-Illustrated Biography
1996
JB L638VE Venezia, Mike Abraham Lincoln : Sixteenth President 1861-1865
2005
JB L638VN Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth When Abraham Talked to the Trees
1999
JB L638VN Winters, Kay Abe Lincoln : The Boy Who Loved Books
1999
JB L638WA Waldman, Neil Voyages: Reminiscences of Young Abe Lincoln
Through three voyages on the Mississippi River, a young Abraham Lincoln matures in the world and gives careful consideration to the issue of slavery.
2009

Books: Fiction

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J BRAND Brandeis, Gayle My Life with the Lincolns
In 1966 Illinois, twelve-year-old Wilhelmina, convinced that she, her parents, and sisters are Abraham Lincoln's family reincarnated, determines to keep them from suffering the same fates, which is complicated when she and her father become involved in the civil rights movement.
2010
J COMICS GRAPHICS ASSAS Olson, Kay Melchisedech The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
2005
J COMICS GRAPHICS GETTY Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel
Brings a detailed, comic-book style to depicting the Battle of Gettysburg; the national movement to create a memorial there; and the quiet day in 1863 when Lincoln delivered his galvanizing speech.
2009
J MAZER Mazer, Harry My Brother Abe: Sally Lincoln's Story
Forced off their land in Kentucky in 1816, nine-year-old Sarah Lincoln, known as Sally, and her family, including younger brother Abe, move to the Indiana frontier.
2009
J OSBOR Osborne, Mary Pope Abe Lincoln at Last!
The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie to Washington D.C. in the 1860s where they meet Abraham Lincoln and collect a feather that will help break a magic spell.
2011
JE BORDE Borden, Louise A. Lincoln and Me
1999
JE BRYANT Bryant, Jen Abe's Fish: A Boyhood Tale of Abraham Lincoln
Young Abe Lincoln learns the meaning of selflessness and freedom when he encounters a soldier on a country road and gives up his prized possession: a fish he caught for the family's evening meal.
2009
JE HOPKI Hopkinson, Deborah Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek : A Tall, Thin Tale
2008
JE MALAS Malaspina, Ann Finding Lincoln
In segregated 1950s Alabama, Louis cannot use the public library to research a class assignment, but one of the librarians lets him in after hours and helps him find the book that he needs.
2009
JE RABIN Rabin, Staton Mr. Lincoln's Boys: Being the Mostly True Adventures of Abraham Lincoln's Trouble-Making Sons, Tad and Willie
2008
JE REISS Reiss, Mike The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln
2003
JE WINN Winnick, Karen B. Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
1996
JER BRENN Brenner, Martha Abe Lincoln's Hat
1994
JER FRITZ Fritz, Jean Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address
1993

Non-print Materials: DVDs, Videos and Recorded Books

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # TITLE DATE
CD JB L638FRE Lincoln: A Photobiography
2008
CD JB L638KR Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig
2002
CD JZM VALL ALS G09 Abraham Lincoln in Song
2007
CD JZS WEISS ALH G 84 Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America
2004
DVD J973 EQUAL Equal Rights for All
1995
DVD JB L638 Abraham Lincoln
2001
DVD JB L638A Great Americans for Children: Abraham Lincoln
2005
DVD JB L638M Meet Abe Lincoln's Friend
2008
DVD JE JUST Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address
1999
V JE ALINC A. Lincoln and Me
2005

Web Sites

Abraham Lincoln Educational Links
http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/education/educate.htm
A collection of links to Lincoln's Own Words, Writings About Lincoln, Images and Places, Biography, and Classroom Resources.


Abraham Lincoln for Primary Children
http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/education/educate.htm
A First Grade class's website all about Abraham Lincoln.


Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/
Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.


Abraham Lincoln Learning Games and Activities for Kids
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/presidents-day/abraham-lincoln/
Facts, coloring pages, puzzles and more all about our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Learning Activity
http://www.alincolnlearning.us/16thpresident/
An online learning activity focusing on Lincoln's presidential years.


Civil War for Kids
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/civilwar/cwar.htm
Children helped to create this site about the Civil War.


Gettysburg Address
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/gettysburg/
An online version of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address presented by Cornell University.


Gettysburg National Military Park Kidzpage
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/gettkidz/kidzindex.htm
Answers to many questions kids may have about the Civil War.


Lincoln Bicentennial Page for Kids and Young Adults
http://www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/for-kids/default.aspx
This site provides reading lists, an Honest Abe Quiz and Community Projects


ProTeacher! Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plans
http://www.proteacher.com/090158.shtml
This site links to games, crafts and other classroom activities suitable for children K-6.


Why Lincoln Was Called Honest Abe
http://www.first-school.ws/features/stories/lincoln-honest-abe.htm
Preschool printable activities and crafts.


If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!




This list was created and is maintained by Childrens' Services Librarians.
Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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