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Author: Roger Norton
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : R. Norton, ©1996-
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Juvenile audience : English
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Did you know that Lincoln's beard was at the suggestion of an 11 year old girl? Find out why she suggested whiskers and other facts concerning the great U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln. The creator of the site, Roger Norton, is a former American history teacher who enjoys researching Lincoln's life and accomplishments. He claims to provide answers to very specific reader-asked questions about Mr. Lincoln. Certainly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Norton
OCLC Number: 439096610
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 15, 2002).
Target Audience: Middle School - Postsecondary.
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Especially for students: A one page summary of Abraham Lincoln's life --
Tragedy at Ford's Theatre : Abraham Lincoln's assassination --
Lincoln's words : a collection of authentic Abraham Lincoln quotes --
"Mortality" : Abraham Lincoln's favorite poem --
Ann Rutledge : Abraham Lincoln's first romance? --
Contemporary drawings : sketches of President Abraham Lincoln --
The person : Abraham Lincoln's failures and a striking example of his humanness (the Bixby letter) --
The Lincoln tomb : Abraham Lincoln's coffin exhumed and opened in 1901 --
Grave thieves : the 1876 attempt to steal Mr. Lincoln's body --
Lincoln's lost speech : his best of all? --
Robert Lincoln and Edwin Booth : a Booth saves a Lincoln! --
The Lincoln special : the route of Mr. Lincoln's funeral train (including a map) --
"His Honor" : Judge Abraham Lincoln --
Chronology : a year-by-year outline of Abraham Lincoln's life --
The Lincolns' first son : Robert Lincoln ; The Lincolns' second son : Eddie Lincoln --
The Lincolns' third son : Willie Lincoln --
The Lincolns' fourth son : Tad Lincoln --
Final image in life : the last photograph of Abraham Lincoln in life --
Lincoln at Gettysburg : the only photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg --
A ghost in the White House? : the Lincoln bedroom --
The Lincolns' wedding : the day Miss Todd became Mrs. Lincoln --
Mary Todd Lincoln : Abraham Lincoln's wife --
1909 penny : the controversy over the Lincoln penny --
Incident at Gordon's gristmill : young Abraham almost died when he was kicked by a horse --
Incident at Knob Creek : young Abraham almost drowned --
April 14, 1865 : Abraham Lincoln's last day --
Abe Lincoln vs. Jack Armstrong : Abraham Lincoln fought the town bully --
Abraham Lincoln's beard : the idea of an 11 year old girl! --
David Wills' home : Mr. Lincoln's invitation to Gettysburg --
The Lincolns in granite : the first statue of Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary --
More information : links to Lincoln's homes, speeches, genealogy, etc. --
Abraham Lincoln's parents : Thomas Lincoln, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln --
The Lincolns and animals: Goats kept inside the White House by the Lincolns' sons! ; Fido : Abraham Lincoln's dog ; Young Tad Lincoln saved the life of Jack, the White House turkey! ; President Abraham Lincoln and the three kittens --
Lincoln links.
Responsibility: Roger Norton.

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Did you know that Lincoln's beard was at the suggestion of an 11 year old girl? Find out why she suggested whiskers and other facts concerning the great U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln. The creator of the site, Roger Norton, is a former American history teacher who enjoys researching Lincoln's life and accomplishments. He claims to provide answers to very specific reader-asked questions about Mr. Lincoln. Certainly this is the most comprehensive research site about Lincoln and his family.

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Abraham Lincoln Research Site

by danielpearson (WorldCat user published 2020-07-24) Excellent Permalink

Not only is Roger Norton's site an excellent source of basic Lincoln information for young people, it also serves and a resource for more in-depth and detailed information for adults and the Lincoln scholar. All topics are well researched and informative for readers of all ages.

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