He Has Shot the President!

April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln

Actual Times (Volume 5)

Don Brown

Roaring Brook Press

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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.

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"Middle-graders who have discovered Brown's series on pivotal episodes in American history will welcome this latest title." - BCCB

"This fifth entry in Brown’s Actual Times series (including All Stations Distress, rev. 9/08) begins on April 14, 1865, the day Lincoln was assassinated. Brown introduces both major actors, Lincoln and Booth, and then begins the tricky task of chronologically following each man to his death . . . A fine book." —The Horn Book

"Fast-paced, accessible." —Kirkus Reviews 

*"A sense of the nation’s loss reverberates through this harrowing recounting." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"An interesting and illuminating title that serves as a good introduction to the topic for young people." - School Library Journal


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Don Brown

Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many highly praised picture-book biographies and histories for children. He lives on Long Island, New York.

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

Hardcover

Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
April 2014
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596432246
ISBN10: 1596432241
Picture Book Nonfiction
7 x 9 inches, 64 pages, Full-color throughout
Age Range: 6 to 9
Grade Range: 1 to 4
$17.99

Kindle Format 8

Kindle Format 8
Roaring Brook Press
April 2014
Kindle Format 8
ISBN: 9781466864184
ISBN10: 1466864184
eBook Picture Book - Amazon
7 x 9 inches, 64 pages, Full-color throughout
Age Range: 6 to 9
Grade Range: 1 to 4
$9.99
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