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.
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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