Each picture book in this series is a biography of an American hero, told in a simple, conversational, vivacious way, and always focusing on a character trait that made the person heroic. (Cover may vary)
The heros are depicted as children throughout, telling their life stories in first-person present tense, which keeps the books playful and accessible to young children. This book spotlights Abraham Lincoln who always spoke his mind and was unafraid to speak for others.This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.
One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big.
Included in each book are:• A timeline
of key events in the hero’s history • Photos
that bring the story more fully to life
• Comic-book-style illustration
s that are irresistibly adorable• Childhood moments
that influenced the hero• Facts
that make great conversation-starters• A virtue this person embodies:
Abraham Lincoln's compassion made him a great leader.
You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!
is the New York Times
bestselling author of Heroes for My Son, Heroes for My Daughter, The Lincoln Conspiracy,
and a number of suspense novels like The Lightning Rod.
He also helped find the missing 9/11 flag with his History Channel television show Brad Meltzer’s Lost History.
He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children. (And did you know that a picture of Brad is hidden in every book in this series?)
began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including his own Cow Boy
and Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius.
He is the author and illustrator of the picture books The Yawns Are Coming!
and The Giggles Are Coming!
and the graphic novels Cosmic Commandos
and Monster Mayhem.
He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their college-graduate twin sons (who also make an appearance in each Ordinary People Change the World book).