Entries Tagged as 'Abraham Lincoln'

I Am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change the World)

October 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I’ve been interested in Brad Meltzer’s Ordinary People Change the World series since hearing about them on a local morning radio talk show. (Here’s a link; skip to the 5:47 mark.) Meltzer’s book series attempts to humanize American heroes to make them relatable and interesting to children. So I was happy […]

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Presidential Pets

August 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD We had so much fun reading through a review copy of Presidential Pets by Julie Moberg. Initially, because of the caricaturish drawing style, I didn’t think my kids would like it; they are much more into more child-friendly drawings. I was wrong. Both my three and my five-year-old laughed at the silly […]

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Abe Lincoln Loved Animals

March 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Down the historical rabbit hole, it can be hard to determine whether or not there is truth to an anecdote, especially when it pertains to the legendary American icon and President Abraham Lincoln. Within the animal rights community, he’s famously associated with saying: “I am in favor of animal rights […]

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Thanksgiving in the White House

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Abraham Lincoln’s son, Tad (also called Tadpole by his father), was a sure spitfire in the White House, allegedly bombarding the Cabinet Room door with a toy cannon, amongst other antics. In Gary Hines’ Thanksgiving in the White House, readers learn about Tad’s friendship with an exceptional turkey named Jack […]

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