Links for Elementary
Students and Teachers

Click Here to create a mini-book about Abraham Lincoln.
*For 2nd-4th grades.

Click Here to view lesson plans on Abraham Lincoln submitted by Stacy Brase and Shannon Weber.
*2nd and 3rd grades.

Click Here for a commercial web site that gives some lesson plans and activities for students studying Abraham Lincoln.
*K-3rd grade students

Click Here to view a teaching guide that lists some very good questions and activities about Lincoln, based on the book Janis Herbert wrote called “Abraham Lincoln for Kids – His Life and Times with 21 Activities.
*Upper elementary through middle school students

Click Here for a great web site for activities and projects related to Abraham Lincoln.
*Elementary and middle school students


Further Reading

Giovanni, Nikki. Rosa. Illus. by Bryan Collier. Henry Holt, 2005.

Harness, Cheryl. Young Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days, 1809-1837. National Geographic, 1996.

Krensky, Stephen. Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig. Illus. by Gershom Griffith. Aladdin, paper, 2002.

Turner, Ann. Abe Lincoln Remembers. Illus. by Wendell Minor. HarperCollins, 2001.

Winnick, Karen, B. Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers. Boyds Mills, 1996.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving. Illus. by Matt Faulkner. Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Armstrong, Jennifer. A Three-Minute Speech: Lincoln’s Remarks at Gettysburg. Aladdin, 2003.

Bial, Raymond. Where Lincoln Walked. Walker, 1997.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know Much About Abraham Lincoln. HarperTrophy, paper, 2004.

Herbert, Janis. Abraham Lincoln for Kids His Life and Times with 21 Activities. Chicago Review Press, 2007.

Herbert, Janis. The Civil War for Kids: A History with 21 Activities. Chicago Review, 1999.

Roop, Connie. Grace’s Letter to Lincoln. Hyperion, paper, 1998.

Sullivan, George. Abraham Lincoln. Scholastic, 2000.

Sullivan, George. Picturing Lincoln: Famous Photographs That Popularized the President. Clarion, 2000.

Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth. When Abraham Talked to the Trees. Illus. by Bill Farnsworth. Eerdmans, 2000.