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Lincoln and his boys / Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch.

Wells, Rosemary. (Author). Lynch, P. J., (ill.).

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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury J FIC WELLS, R (Text to phone) 34005115569492 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: Brothers Willie and Taddie share stories about their father, Abraham Lincoln, from 1859 to 1865.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2011-2012.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865 Juvenile fiction
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865 Fiction
Lincoln, William Wallace 1850-1862 Fiction
Lincoln, Thomas 1853-1871 Fiction
Children of presidents Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Children's stories.

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Lincoln and His Boys
Lincoln and His Boys
by Wells, Rosemary; Lynch, P. J. (Illustrator)
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Lincoln and His Boys


An intimate, moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln as rarely seen--through the eyes of his children--and captured in exquisite illustrations. Historians claim him as one of America's most revered presidents. But to his rambunctious sons, Abraham Lincoln was above all a playful and loving father. Here is Lincoln as seen by two of his boys: Willie, thrilled to be on his first train trip when Lincoln was deciding to run for president; Willie and Tad barging into Cabinet meetings to lift Lincoln's spirits in the early days of the Civil War, Tad accompanying him to Richmond just after the South's defeat. With the war raging and the Union under siege, we see history unfolding through Willie's eyes and then through Tad's -- and we see Lincoln rising above his own inborn sadness and personal tragedy through his devotion to his sons. With evocative and engaging illustrations by P.J. Lynch, Rosemary Wells offers a carefully researched biography that gives us a Lincoln not frozen in time but accessible and utterly real. Back matter includes an author's note.
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