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Books on Film: Abraham Lincoln Lives!

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Lesson learned: It’s hard to keep a straight face when you’re wearing a chinstrap beard made out of construction paper.

School librarian John Schumacher and teacher Colby Sharp are reading every Newbery Medal-winning book and making videos along the way. This week they discuss 1988 winner Lincoln: A Photobiography. In an unexpected twist, our 16th President makes a guest appearance. Click below to watch the video at Sharpread.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


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