Dr. Seuss 113th Birthday Celebration in March! (March 2, 1904)
What Lincoln Said, by Sarah L. Thompson; illustrated by James E. Ransome
Mrs. Thompson provides excellent examples of paraphrase, summary, and direct quotations in this life of Abraham Lincoln, with expressive artwork by James E. Ransome. In History Read-Alouds.
"Give your characters a weakness to overcome; put them in a bad situation, then get them back out," is a guideline for authors for quality storytelling. Mark Pett and Gary Rubenstein have given their protagonist a heavy burden indeed--you see, she never makes mistakes . . .
In the Mindsets collection.