Abe Lincoln Remembers
written by Ann Turner
illustrated by Wendell Minor
Abraham Lincoln himself narrates this reminiscence of his life--starting
with his childhood in a log cabin in the woods, and ending
(interestingly) just before he goes to the theater on that fateful
Written in somber free verse and paired by richly colored, almost
photo-realistic full page illustrations. Kirkus Reviews ended their review of this book by saying "this handsome and genuinely appealing collaboration transcends the usual picture book biography genre."
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
DRA Level: 30
Lexile Measure: 790L
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.8
Guided Reading Level: N
"Teachers looking for books to read aloud on Presidents Day may want to consider this one." (Booklist)
"Crisp, richly colored paintings accompany somber prose in this dreamy evocation of Lincoln's life and accomplishments." (School Library Journal)
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