The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation

by Jonathan Hennessey and Aaron McConnell. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2013

Hennessey deconstructs the phrases of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as a means to explain and portray the political and historical perspective, further illustrating the brilliance, import, and impact of this address while highlighting the challenges Lincoln faced in nation building.

It addresses social studies themes such as: historical events; culture and cultural diversity; continuity and change among and between cultures; national and community institutions; the powers and challenges of governance; and citizenship and civic ideals and practices.

It received starred reviews from Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews.

Grades 6+

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