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Lincoln and Kennedy - by Gene Barretta (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Presidents & First Families (U.S.)

Author: Gene Barretta

Language: English

Street Date: June 14, 2016
TCIN: 50772579
UPC: 9780805099454
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-5505

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A New York Public Library Notable Best Nonfiction Book For Children
An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
A Pennsylvania Carolyn W. Field Award Honor Book

"Lincoln and Kennedy don't immediately lend themselves easily to a side-by-side picture-book analysis. Kudos to Barretta, then, who is stunningly successful at creating such a book by pausing at key moments of each man's life to see what he's facing and enriching the biography of both by comparison. . .
this will obviously catch the eye of social-studies teachers, but the lively illustrations and inviting approach will entice independent readers as well"--The Bulletin

"The text reads easily, but it's the cartoonish illustrations--big, bold, and set in cleverly designed pages--that will immediately grab kids' attention. . . Engaging"--Booklist

"Lincoln and Kennedy is a marvelously original and important book. I can't think of a better way to interest young readers in American history." --Thomas Fleming, author of Liberty! The American Revolution

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