Thursday February 12, 2009 marks Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday!
Why not take some time out and find out a new fact about our 16th President. The library has many books available for checkout for all reading levels. Here are some of our favorites:
- Lincoln, A Biography by Ronald C. White, JR. 
- The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through his Words by Ronald C. White, Jr. 
- Lincoln’s Last Months by William C. Harris 
- President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman by William Lee Miller 
- Abraham Lincoln: A Photographic Story of a Life by Tanya Lee Stone 
- Lincoln, A Photobiography by Russell Freedman [1987, Newbery Award Winner]
- Abraham Lincoln, The Great Emancipator by Augusta Stevenson 
- Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln by Judith St. George and Matt Faulkner 
- Me and Willie and Pa: The Story of Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad by F.N. Monjo 
- A. Lincoln and Me by Louise Borden and Ted Lewin 
- A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln by David Adler and John & Alexandra Wallner 
Many websites are available, many especially for this occasion!
- Lincoln Bicentennial 1809-2009
- CSPAN’s coverage of Lincoln’s Bicentennial
- Bicentennial Celebration in Illinois
- Biography of Abraham Lincoln by the White House
- Timeline of Lincoln’s Life
- Abraham Lincoln for Kids
- Social Studies for Kids: Abraham Lincoln
Happy Birthday Honest Abe!!