Laugh and learn at home with this interactive and hilarious Abraham Lincoln biography. Perfect for readers of Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales and parents looking to chuckle their way through homeschool history lessons.
Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents of all time. But what did it take to rise from frontier poverty? To lead his country through the Civil War? To alter the course of history forever?
Father-daughter team Tom and Leila Hirschfeld's tongue-in-cheek biography explores ten crucial decisions in one amazing life. With over one hundred pieces of archival and original art, fun facts, sidebars, historical trivia, and more, this book follows Abe's footsteps through the close calls that defined his leadership and shaped America as we know it today.
A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF 2018
"Be a best friend and give this book to someone who has not read it." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
About the Author
Tom Hirschfeld is a New York Times bestselling author whose books include Business Dad: How Good Businessmen Can Make Great Fathers (and Vice Versa).His daughter Leila Hirschfeld is a Harvard College history major. When they're not writing biographies together, they like to travel, play Scrabble, and take turns feeding Flash the Wonder Frog.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018
"Be a best friend and give this book to someone who has not read it." —Kirkus Review, Starred Review
"Both enlightening and silly...Bound to be popular among history and trivia buffs." —School Library Journal
"Readers graduating from the Who Was? biography series are a good audience for this endeavor." —Booklist