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backwoods boy; or, The story of Abraham Lincoln.

Horatio Alger, Jr.

backwoods boy; or, The story of Abraham Lincoln.

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Published by Street & Smith Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1883 under title: Abraham Lincoln, the backwoods boy.

    SeriesAlger series,, no. 77
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457 .A39 1883c
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6213781M
    LC Control Number56052190
    OCLC/WorldCa4580910

    A Book and Its Cover. Between and , many books about Abraham Lincoln were published with decorative cloth bindings. These bindings were popular in the decades before full-color paperback covers and illustrated dust jackets, and they were especially appealing to young readers, who tended to judge books by their covers. Mr. Lincoln's Favorite Poem. From: The Backwoods Boy, or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln () MR. LINCOLN'S FAVORITE POEM. One evening when Mr. Carpenter, the artist, was alone with Mr. Lincoln in his study, the President said: "There is a poem that has been a great favorite with me for years, to which my attention was first called when a young man, by a friend, and which I.


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That spring, Abraham had a chance to get away from the backwoods and see something of the world. A local merchant named James Gentry hired Lincoln to accompany his son Allen on a twelve-hundred-mile flatboat voyage to New Orleans.

With their cargo of country produce, the File Size: KB. Abraham Lincoln, the Backwoods Boy, Or, How a Young Rail-Splitter Became President (Hardback or Cased Book) Alger, Horatio, Jr. Published by Sagwan Press 8/24/ (). The backwoods boy: the story of Abraham Lincoln.

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Part A) Directions: As you read the excerpts, use context clues to determine the meaning of the underlined words/phrases. Part B) Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the word listed in Size: 69KB. backwoods boy; or Chapter V.

Life in the Backwoods. Abraham Lincoln now set to work with a will to educate himself. His father thought that he did not need to learn anything more. He did not see that there was any good in book-learning. 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S.

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(Janu Brand: GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS. Lincoln: A Photobiography has won the Newbery Medal, the Jefferson Cup Award, and the Golden Kite Honor Book Award, and earned a citation as School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. It is appropriate for students in grades This book tells a detailed story about Abraham Lincoln and is accompanied by 90 black and white photographs and 4/5.

'Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People' by Clara Ingram Judson is a reissue of the Newbery Honor book from I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I think a young audience wanting to learn about one of our greatest presidents would also. From his humble beginnings, amidst hardship, Abraham Lincoln rose 5/5(5).

The backwoods-boy is now in Congress. He is one of the law-makers of the nation, and is an equal associate of eminent statesmen gathered from all parts of the country.

Let us look about us as we enter the old Hall of Representatives, and see into what company the backwoods-boy has come. The Backwoods Boy Or The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln (Classics To Go) View larger image.

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Wonder Book 40 Terms. Michelle_Plugge. The Color of Water Terms. serinabeebe. The Backwoods Boy: Or the Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu I have prepared the story of Lincoln's boyhood and manhood as a companion volume to the life of Garfield, which I published two years since, under the : Horatio Alger.

Abraham Lincoln Friend of the People (Book): Judson, Clara Ingram: A biography of Lincoln whose success story became the symbol of the American dream--the backwoods boy who by honesty, dignity, and kindness won the highest office in the country.

Read Chapter V: Life in the Backwoods of The Story of Abraham Lincoln by James Baldwin. The text begins: Abraham Lincoln now set to work with a will to educate himself. His father thought that he did not need to learn anything more.

He did not see that there was any good in book-learning. If a man could read and write and cipher, what more was needed. While many of America’s presidents came from prominent, educated homes, one of our most famous — Abraham Lincoln — did not.

Growing up in the backwoods of Kentucky and then Indiana, Lincoln rarely enjoyed the privilege of full-time schooling. The Story of Abraham Lincoln, The Backwoods Boy (Illustrated Edition), Horatio Jr. Alger, Auto-Édition. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.

Read "The Backwoods Boy: The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln" by Horatio Alger available from Rakuten Kobo. Three children stood in front of a rough log-cabin in a small clearing won from the surrounding forest.

The country roun Brand: Library of Alexandria. Abraham Lincoln’s early life and young adult hood is marked with events and people in places such as Kentucky, Indiana and Louisiana.

His social interactions and self-education played critical roles in his development from a backwoods boy to a prominent leader of our nation. (Prentice Hall Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes, ). When the general store opened, it failed leaving Lincoln with more than $ in debt.

He brought clothes on credit, worked many hard jobs, and decides to take up law to earn a living. And what the boy learns as he studies Lincoln opens his mind to great possibilities for his own future.A poetic story by Louise Borden and magnificent paintings by Caldecott-honor recipient Ted Lewin introduce young children to a wonderful boy and a great president.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Backwoods Boy; or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln by Alger - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. REPRINT OR SERIALIZATION TITLE ORIGINAL TITLE; Abner Holden's Bound Boy (Original serialization title) Try and Trust; or, The Story of a Bound Boy Abraham Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln, the Backwoods Boy; or, How A Young Rail-Splitter Became President A.D.T.

79; or, The Trials and Triumphs of Mark Mason (Serialization only) Mark Mason's Victory; or, The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy.

Skinny as a beanpole and tall for his age, an awkward boy learns that Abraham Lincoln was called "gorilla," "baboon," and "backwoods hick." Yet, along with big feet and big hands, Lincoln had a big heart and the great ability to keep a nation together.

And what the boy learns as he studies Lincoln opens his mind to great possibilities for his own future.A poetic story by Louise Borden /5. For example, in “A Backwoods Boy,” the main idea is that Abraham Lincoln went from being a poor backwoods farm boy to President of the United States.

The following details help you identify that main idea: • Lincoln was born in a log cabin with one window, one door, and a dirt floor. The Legend of Lincoln’s Fence Rail Even Honest Abe needed a symbol to sum up his humble origins A rail fragment, believed to have been hewn by Abraham Lincoln is an early example of "political.

The Story of Abraham Lincoln by James Baldwin. The Story of Abraham Lincoln was published in Baldwin's book for young Americans, Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln ().

As a young boy, Lincoln wrote this in his schoolbook: "Abraham Lincoln, his hand and pen, he will be good, but God knows when." The story is perfect for young or reluctant readers who are building.

How something come from nothing -- A boy of the backwoods -- How Abraham saw the world -- How the rail-splitter raised himself -- Captain Lincoln -- How the storekeeper grew ambitious -- The honorable Mr. Lincoln -- How the county lawyer won fame -- How the backwoods boy became President -- How the flat-boatman guided the ship of state -- How Abraham Lincoln made his name.

Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln: friend of the people. [Clara Ingram Judson] -- A biography of Lincoln whose success story became the symbol of the American dream--the backwoods boy who by honesty, dignity, and kindness won the highest office in the country.

But if Abraham Lincoln heard of one, he could not rest till he had borrowed it and read it. Another summer passed, and then another winter. Then, one day, Mr. Lincoln went on a visit to Kentucky, leaving his two children and their cousin, Dennis Hanks, at home to care for the house and the farm.

One evening when Abraham had finished reading, he tucked the book away between the logs in the wall beside his bed, as he usually did when he was ready for sleep. Before morning a storm arose, and he woke up to find the book drenched through from the rain which had made its way through the chinks of the wall.

The slightly longer version starts inwhen "Seth Grahame-Smith" (the character, not the author) gets the secret journals of Abraham Lincoln from the vampire Henry Sturges. The rest of the book is the story of those journals (and some interviews and probably some notes cribbed from Wikipedia).

Skinny as a beanpole and tall for his age, an awkward boy learns that Abraham Lincoln was called "gorilla," "baboon," and "backwoods hick." Yet, along with big feet and big hands, Lincoln had a big heart and the great ability to keep a nation together.

And what the boy learns as he studies Lincoln opens his mind to great possibilities for his own future.A poetic story by Louise Borden. Horatio Alger, inventor of the poor-boy-to-self-made-man novel for boys, published The Backwoods Boy; or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln as part of the Bound-to-Win Library in Alger wrote, “I venture to say that among our public men there is not one whose life can be studied with more interest and profit by American youth.

How something come from nothing -- A boy of the backwoods -- How Abraham saw the world -- How the rail-splitter raised himself -- Captain Lincoln -- How the storekeeper grew ambitious -- The honorable Mr.

Lincoln -- How the county lawyer won fame -- How the backwoods boy became President -- How the flat-boatman guided the ship of state -- How Abraham Lincoln made his name immortal -- Why the /5(3).

The Story of Abraham Lincoln/Life in the Backwoods. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←School and Books. The Story of Abraham Lincoln: by James Baldwin Life in the Backwoods. you would hardly think that such a boy would ever become one of the most famous men of history.

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Publisher is Dell Comics / Western Publishing10/10(5). This Newbery Honor Book—from a three-time Newbery Honor author—paints an indelible portrait of the prairie president.

Clara Ingram Judson presents Lincoln in all his gauntness, gawkiness, and greatness: a backwoods boy who became President and saved the : Clara Ingram Judson. Such is the story of Abraham Lincoln. In the history of the world, there is no story more full of lessons of perseverance, of patience, of honor, of true nobility of purpose.

Among the great men of all time, there has been no one more truly great than he. ***** 1. At the end of Lincoln’s first term as president. Find of the Week: Illustrated book "The True Story of Abraham Lincoln, the American" () Febru / Gallery on Main / Bridget Daley In honor of Lincoln's birthday, we're featuring an edition of The True Story of Abraham Lincoln, Location: 30 West Main Street Somerville, NJ United States.'Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People' by Clara Ingram Judson is a reissue of the Newbery Honor book from I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I think a young audience wanting to learn about one of our greatest presidents would also.

From his humble beginnings, amidst hardship, Abraham Lincoln rose /5.This Newbery Honor Book--from a three-time Newbery Honor author--paints an indelible portrait of the prairie president. Clara Ingram Judson presents Lincoln in all his gauntness, gawkiness, and greatness: a backwoods boy who became President and saved the Union.

Judson’s careful reading is enlivened by her visits to his home and vivid descriptions of the Lincoln family’s pioneer life.