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Lincoln Tells a Joke : How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)
by Kathleen Krull and Stacy Innerst and Paul Brewer


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Poor Abraham Lincoln His life was hardly fun at all. A country torn in two by war, citizens who didn't like him as president, a homely appearance--what could there possibly be to laugh about? And yet he did laugh. Lincoln wasn't just one of our greatest presidents.  Read more...


 
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More About Lincoln Tells a Joke by Kathleen Krull; Stacy Innerst; Paul Brewer
 
 
 
Overview

Poor Abraham Lincoln His life was hardly fun at all. A country torn in two by war, citizens who didn't like him as president, a homely appearance--what could there possibly be to laugh about? And yet he did laugh. Lincoln wasn't just one of our greatest presidents. He was a comic storyteller and a person who could lighten a grim situation with a clever quip.
This unusual biography of Lincoln highlights his life and presidency, focusing on what made his sense of humor so distinctive--and so necessary to surviving his tough life and times.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780544668287
  • ISBN-10: 0544668286
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 7.8 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Humor - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & First Families (U.S

 
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