Lou Gehrig, Pride of the Yankees

Describes the life of the great baseball player, from his childhood as the only son of German immigrants to his triumph as star of the New York Yankees.

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Abe Lincoln, the Young Years

This is the eighth children’s biography of Abraham Lincoln that I’ve read – the seventh that I’ve reviewed. Whew.I’m beyond offering a synopsis of his life – thankfully, one isn’t really needed. Instead, I’ll compare it to the other biographies I’ve reviewed.Abe Lincoln is definitely a harder read than either A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln and Abe Lincoln’s Hat. And it has more detail than...

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The President

Explains the powers and duties of the president of the United States, and the procedure by which a new one is chosen every four years.

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Mountains

Text and illustrations describe how mountains are formed, their varying characteristics, and how they are being continually changed by the forces of nature.

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