Chasing Lincoln's Killer is the author's young person's version of his bestselling adult book, MANHUNT: THE 12-DAY CHASE FOR LINCOLN'S KILLER. This fast-paced historical thriller chronicles the pursuit and capture of the John Wilkes Booth who, with the help of friends, meticulously planned and assasinated President Abraham Lincoln ... and almost got away with it.
This day-by-day account describes the plans, the accomplices, the wild chase, and the missteps that allowed the perpetrators to be caught. Through the story, readers can see Lincoln as a father, husband, friend, man, and President, whose death shook family and friends and rocked a nation trying to recover from the effects of the Civil War.
The Kids' Wings literature guide invites group discussion, problem solving, research, writing, skill building, and authentic writing prompts and a culminating interactive Jeopardy-type game, a great study for all, including gifted and talented students. Teachers who want to bring history to life in their classrooms will want make this book part of their classroom literature activities.
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A 30-page teacher guide, activity unit PLUS interactive Jeopardy-type game, perfect for lesson planning, handouts, or projection on your SmartBoard for Chasing Lincoln's Killer is now available!
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Based on the title Chasing Lincoln's Killer. Text copyright © 2009 by James L. Swanson. Scholastic, Inc., New York.
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