What's Under that Hat?

Summary:

Abraham Lincoln loved his tall black hat. Do you know why? He kept very important papers in it! Learn about why he kept papers there, as well as how he became President.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is an easy reader with fun historical book about a president. There are interesting facts you will enjoy reading about.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

My daughter is interested in Abraham Lincoln, and she enjoyed reading about his life. She liked how he hid papers in his hat to stay organized. She laughed when he lost some of his papers and really seemed to enjoy the story. We read it several times.

Parent Reaction

Yes I liked the story. I had heard he put things in his hat but had not heard the story behind it all.

Type of Book:
This is an easy-reader story that offers some historical trivia for kids learning to read.
Educational Themes:

The story offers trivia about President Abraham Lincoln, but also speaks to what life was like in the 1800s, as well as examples of how (and why) to be organized.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read by a 5-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. The story is fun and kids will enjoy it, but once you know the answer and progress in your reading, it will lose its appeal.

Title Abe Lincoln's Hat
About

Step Into Reading, Step 3

Author Martha Brenner
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers © 1994
Illustrators Donald Cook
ISBN 0679849777
Material Hard Cover
Genres Easy Reader, Biography
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