By Alan Schroeder
Abe Lincoln is understood for his many memorable adages. because the 16th president he wanted the entire knowledge he may muster to lead the rustic during the Civil warfare, guard the union, and finish slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who introduced the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White apartment makes use of the alphabet to prepare a wealth of knowledge approximately his lifestyles and accomplishments. choked with witty cartoons by way of John O'Brien, this colourful e-book deals an strange and insightful viewpoint on previous Abe.
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Additional resources for Abe Lincoln. His Wit and Wisdom from A - Z
2. Presidents—United States—Biography—Juvenile literature. 3. Alphabet books—Juvenile literature. I. O’Brien, John, illustrator. II. Title.
W is for Willie William Lincoln was the third of the Lincolns’ four sons. He was a thoughtful, gentle, and pious child, adored by his parents. Like many boys at that time, Willie was fascinated by trains—how they were built and how they ran. He could recite the name of every train station between New York and Chicago. When Willie died in 1862, at the age of eleven, his mother suffered a complete emotional breakdown. Lincoln told his wife that unless she learned to control her grief, he might have to send her to an insane asylum.
Alphabet books—Juvenile literature. I. O’Brien, John, illustrator. II. Title.
Abe Lincoln. His Wit and Wisdom from A - Z by Alan Schroeder