CRRL Kids: Lincoln in the Library
Annotation:A century ago, only one man stood in the way of the disintegration of the United States: Abraham Lincoln. This is the story of the first Republican president and how he helped preserve our country during the Civil War. Movie running time: approximately 30 minutes Animated
Annotation:Beginning in 1861, the Civil War divided the country, pitting 'brother against brother' in a conflict that threatened to permanently destroy the union. If not for the dedication and firm resolve of Abraham Lincoln during this difficult time, the Ulnited States may have ceased to exist. Closed captioned Run time: 23 minutes VHS
Annotation:Presents a non-fiction companion to the Magic Tree House book, "Abe Lincoln At Last!," discussing what it was like to grow up in a log cabin and what Lincoln's family life was like, and describes how he became the sixteenth president of the United States.
Annotation:Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were both self-taught, both great readers and believers in the importance of literacy, both men born poor who by their own efforts reached positions of power and prominence--Lincoln as president of the United States and Douglass as the most famous and influential African American of his time. Though their meetings were few and brief, their exchange of ideas helped to end the Civil War, reunite the nation, and abolish slavery.
Annotation:A well-researched and well-written book about the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Includes lots of explanations of the differences between today's world and that of Civil War America.
Annotation:Follows the events which led to the Battle of Gettysburg in 1864 and describes the dedication of the Cemetery to the fallen soldiers by Lincoln in his famous speech. Includes a copy of the Gettysburg Address.
Annotation:The brutal murder of Abraham Lincoln shocked America and changed our history forever. Why Booth killed Lincoln and how the assassination transformed Lincoln from man to myth is explored.
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This list accompanies the the Homework Helper, Getting to Know Abraham Lincoln. It is designed for early and upper elementary school students.
K-12 Study Guide