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Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America

Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America

CD $13.45

Ages 7 and Up

  • 2004 Children's Music Web Award

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Filled with laughter, tragedy and astonishing triumphs, this storytelling biography will entertain and inspire listeners as they experience touching personal moments, Lincoln's famous wit, great ethical issues, military battles, and the complete Gettysburg Address. With vivid descriptions of Lee, Grant, Stephen Douglas, Mary Todd Lincoln, Frederick Douglas and more, one will remember anew why Abraham Lincoln holds a special place in our history and in our hearts. Approximately 70 Minutes.

  • Pen and Paper
  • Young Abe Lincoln
  • Stephen Douglas and Mary Todd
  • The Run-up to War
  • Lincoln vs. Douglas
  • President Lincoln
  • War!
  • Gettysburg and Vicksburg
  • The Gettysburg Address (full text)
  • Victory and Loss
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America

"While Lincoln's life story is well known, Weiss does a good job of uncovering lesser-known facts and anecdotes about our 16th president...an informative and entertaining story told by a master storyteller." —School Library Journal

"70 minutes of listening brings insights into Lincoln's times and add a touch of drama the written word couldn't approach." —Children's Bookwatch

Timeline: 1809-1865 (Civil War)