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Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America - Jim Weiss

Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America - Jim Weiss
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Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America - Jim Weiss
Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America performed by Jim Weiss

Filled with laughter, tragedy and astonishing triumphs, this storytelling biography will entertain and inspire listeners as they experience touching personal moments, Lincoln's famous wit, great ethical issues, military battles, and the complete Gettysburg Address. With vivid descriptions of Lee, Grant, Stephen Douglas, Mary Todd Lincoln, Frederick Douglas and more, one will remember anew why Abraham Lincoln holds a special place in our history and in our hearts.

Stories Included:
  • Pen and Paper
  • Young Abe Lincoln
  • Stephen Douglas and Mary Todd
  • The Run-up to War
  • Lincoln vs. Douglas
  • President Lincoln
  • War!
  • Gettysburg and Vicksburg
  • The Gettysburg Address (full text)
  • Victory and Loss
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America

Audio CD Details:
  • Audio CD Length: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: 7 and up

"While Lincoln's life story is well known, Weiss does a good job of uncovering lesser-known facts and anecdotes about our 16th president...an informative and entertaining story told by a master storyteller."—School Library Journal

"70 minutes of listening brings insights into Lincoln's times and add a touch of drama the written word couldn't approach."—Children's Bookwatch

Jim Weiss' audio CDs are the recipient of 53 major national awards from:
  • The American Library Association
  • Parents' Choice Foundation
  • The Parents' Council
  • The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • The Film Advisory Board
  • Parents' Guide to Children's Media Award
  • ...and many more.

About the Storyteller: Jim travels extensively about The United States, giving live performances at stores, libraries, schools and community events. He has hosted and starred in a PBS television pilot that won a Northern California Emmy for Best Children's Show, and has even performed at The White House Annual Easter Event. As a storyteller, Jim's performances have been described as exciting and enchanting. His connection to his audience is magnetic and interactive, proof positive that storytelling today rejuvenates one of the first and most personal forms of entertainment. Adults and children alike leave the performance feeling that they have really met characters from a wide range of classic literature and folk tales. Jim's presentations garner heightened respect for the art of storytelling and the literature itself.

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