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Mr. Lincoln"s whiskers

Burke Davis

Mr. Lincoln"s whiskers

by Burke Davis

  • 131 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    At the suggestion of a young girl, Abraham Lincoln grows a beard.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Burke Davis ; illustrated by Douglas Gorsline.
    ContributionsGorsline, Douglas W., 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D28556 Mi 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558730M
    ISBN 100698204557
    LC Control Number77029208

    92 results for mr whiskers Save mr whiskers to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow mr whiskers to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. In honor of President Lincoln's th birthday today, I give you a review of Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers, a children's book written and illustrated by Karen B.

    About the Book (Kindergarten-Grade 4.) In , year-old Grace Bedell wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln suggesting that he grow a beard. Lincoln responded to the letter. On his way to Washington, D.C., for his inauguration, his train stopped at her hometown and a bewhiskered Lincoln introduced himself to Grace. Too amazing to be true? When Abraham Lincoln was president, what gave him the idea to grow a beard was a letter sent to him by an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield, New York, named Grace Bedell. Winnick tells this true story of the determined little girl who helped create Mr. Lincoln's image, illustrating it with her own beautiful oil paintings that capture the look.

    Get this from a library! Mr. Lincoln's whiskers. [Burke Davis; Douglas W Gorsline; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- At the suggestion of a young girl, Abraham Lincoln grows a beard. Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers. Summary When Abraham Lincoln was president, what gave him the idea to grow a beard was a letter sent to him by an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield, New York, named Grace Bedell. Winnick tells this true story of the determined little girl who helped create Mr. Lincoln's image, illustrating it with her own beautiful.


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As a student teacher, I would highly recommend Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers as a resource for sharing history with students. The book gives factual historical information through the eyes of a child, making it a personable story for elementary students to relate to and connect to history in a meaningful way/5(20).

Lincoln's Whiskers is a historical fiction book. I recommend this book for Kindergarten through 2nd grade. One unique feature of this book is it contains a copy of the actual letters written to Abraham Lincoln from the young girl in the back of the book!/5.

Abraham Lincoln was the first President of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea was a letter he received from Grace Bedell, an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield New York.

“Dear Sir,” she wrote, “ if you will let your whiskers grow I will try to get (my brothers) to vote for you. Lincoln's Whiskers Hardcover – January 1, by Burke Davis (Author)5/5(1).

Lincoln's Whiskers book. Complete with letter reproductions, this story tells of eleven-year-old Grace Bedell's written suggestion to President Lincoln that he grow a beard and the amazing events that followed as result/5(1).

Lincoln's Whiskers This is a story study for Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers by Karen B. Winnick. 11 pages of student work, plus an answer Mr. Lincolns whiskers book. This Mr.

Lincoln's Whiskers story study includes the following: • Story study title page for students • Before reading worksheet • Author research worksheet • Character chart • Dictionary Look-up sheets • Vocabulary Study sheet • Understanding 4/5(1). OurStory: A Letter to Abraham Lincoln Reading Mr.

Lincoln’s Whiskers Read the “Reading Guide” sheets for specific reading tips. OBJECTIVES The students will be better able to: ˜ read for understanding. ˜ answer questions using written and image resources. ˜ recall one or more fact about Abraham Lincoln’s life and/or appearance. ˜ recognize images of Abraham Lincoln by his beard File Size: 1MB.

Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. Lincoln's Whiskers. ISBN ISBN Author sees a picture of the campaigning Abraham Lincoln and writes the president-to-be to tell him that a beard might improve his appearance. Find This And Other Titles Like.

Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers- Of all the books I’ve read about Abraham Lincoln, I LOVE this book about a little girl writing him a letter. Because of her letter our view of Abraham Lincoln is completely changed.

I highly recommend getting it and reading it. Abraham Lincoln was the first President of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea was a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield, New York named Grace.

There are only two problems with this argument. First, Lincoln didn’t have a beard. He had whiskers—an enormously important distinction in mid-nineteenth century America.

And second, Lincoln’s whiskers didn’t signify maturity, statesmanship, or gravitas, but rather urbanity: civilized, metropolitan grace.

I was attracted to Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers for three reasons. First, I liked the alternate perspective of a major historical figure. In this case, the story’s point of view was of a young girl admiring Abraham Lincoln, rather than the more common approach of retelling the story of Abraham Lincoln.

Second, I liked that the main character behaved and expressed thoughts that are representative. Lincoln's Whiskers, written and illustrated by Karen B. Winnick (), tells the story of how year-old Grace Bedell wrote to Mr.

Lincoln to "let (his) whiskers grow". The complete letters of both Grace and Mr. Lincoln are included in this historically accurate and well-illustrated picture : November 4,Albion, New York, U.S. Lincoln’s Whiskers is a story about an year-old girl named Grace Bedell and a letter she wrote to Abraham Lincoln while he was campaigning to become president.

Make learning about Abraham Lincoln fun by reading Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers and trying out the activities below. 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. Karen B. Winnick is a children’s author and artist, animal enthusiast, and president of the Los Angeles Zoo Commission. Her previous books include Gemina, the Crooked-Neck Giraffe and Mr.

Lincoln’s Whiskers. She lives in Los Angeles, California. learn more. About Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States to wear a beard.

What gave him the idea to grow whiskers may have been a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl named Grace Bedell. 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 predictions and think about the characters and their emotions. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

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Winnick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea to grow whiskers may have been a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl named Grace Bedell.

Charmingly told by Karen B. Winnick and illustrated with rich oil paintings that capture the Brand: Thinkingdom.Karen B. Winnick is a children’s author and artist, animal enthusiast, and president of the Los Angeles Zoo Commission.

Her previous books include Gemina /5.