Covering the Newbery (#67): Lincoln: A Photobiography
1988: Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman
Side by Side:
Verdict: I like this one. Mine doesn’t use a photo, which seems kinda crazy, but I like how it uses words (in this case, the text of the Gettysburg Address) to resemble a well-known photo of Lincoln.
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Up Next Week: Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman
(Source image “Lincoln : Gettysburg Address text” http://flic.kr/p/xVM4U)
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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