Synopses & Reviews
Emerging readers will love this Ready-to-Read value pack of six Ready-to-Read books for the price of four! For an added bonus, take a peek inside for tips to help your child become a reading star!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans and Stories of Famous Americans series illustrates the incredible true stories of great Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin. Plus, check the inside of the packaging for a bonus set of tips to help your reading star soar to new heights. Included in this Ready-to-Read value pack are:andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pigandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Albert Einsteinandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;John Adams Speaks for Freedomandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;George Washingtonand#8217;s First Victoryandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Ben Franklin and His First Kiteandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Thomas Jefferson and the Ghost Ridersandlt;/Iandgt;
Abe Lincoln is on his way to give an important speech when he comes across a pig stuck in the mud. If he stops to help the pig, he'll get his brand-new suit dirty. But young Abe can't stand to see an animal in trouble. What should he do? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;Level 2andlt;BRandgt; Reading Independentlyandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;ul type=circleandgt; andlt;liandgt;More complex storiesandlt;BRandgt; andlt;liandgt;Varied sentence structureandlt;BRandgt; andlt;liandgt;Paragraphs and short chapters andlt;/ulandgt;
This delightful true story about America's 16th president tells the tale of young lawyer Abe Lincoln on his way to deliver an important speech. He comes across a pig stuck in a mud puddle. If he stops to help the pig, Abe will ruin his new suit. But the pig can't get out. What's Abe to do? Full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including andlt;iandgt;How Santa Got His Jobandlt;/iandgt; (an ALA Notable Book) and andlt;iandgt;Big Bad Wolves at Schoolandlt;/iandgt;. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.