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Author:
Suzanne Tripp Jurmain
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Based in part on recollections by George Washington Parke Custis, Washington's adopted son, this is a factual, focused, and entertaining account of the making of the nation's first president.
Author:
White Linda Arms
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This picture book biography introduces readers to Esther Morris, the driving force behind suffrage in Wyoming and the first woman to hold elected office in the United States.
Author:
Marjorie Agosin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile—until one day when warships are spotted in the harbor and schoolmates start disappearing from class without a word. Celeste doesn’t quite know what is happening, but
Author:
Jean Fritz
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of the Gettysburg Address, illustrated with watercolors and archival photographs.
Author:
Kathleen Karr
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A humorous and poignant fictional story, this book is also an eye-opening view of the women's suffrage movement.
Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture-book biography of the first African-American First Lady.
Author:
Kathi Appelt
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of Lady Bird Johnson, who, as the wife of President Lyndon Johnson, reminded citizens about the importance of conserving natural resources and promoted the beautification of cities and highways by planting wildflowers.
Author:
Karen B. Winnick
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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In this true story, young Grace Bedell writes to Abraham Lincoln and asks him to grow a beard so that he can win more votes, become president, and abolish slavery. After following her advice and winning the election, Lincoln stops by to thank Grace on his way to Washington D.C.
Author:
Martin Schwabacher
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A description of Puerto Rico including wildlife, government and culture.
Author:
Karen B. Winnick
Reading Level:
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

This useful reading guide will help engage young readers as they read Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers, a children's book based on a true story about a girl who writes a letter to Abraham Lincoln. It includes 4 active reading helpers that will help children identify new vocabulary, make prediction
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