He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln

He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln

by Don Brown

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Overview

The headline that shocked the nation: President Lincoln Shot by Assassin John Wilkes Booth! One of the most exciting stories in American history told with full color illustrations.

The fifth installment in Don Brown's Actual Times series featuring significant days in American history covers the Lincoln assassination and the ensuing manhunt. In He Has Shot the President! both Lincoln and Booth emerge as vivid characters, defined by the long and brutal Civil War, and set on a collision course toward tragedy. With his characteristic straightforward storytelling voice and dynamic water color illustration, Don Brown gives readers a chronological account of the events and also captures the emotion of the death of America's greatest president.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596432246
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Series: Actual Times Series , #5
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 785,043
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many highly praised picture-book biographies and histories for children. His books include The Notorious Izzy Fink, The Train Jumper, Kid Blink Beats the World, Mack Made Movies and Across a Dark and Wild Sea. He lives on Long Island, New York.

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