Taking a LOOK at Our 16th President

Looking at Lincoln By Maira Kalman Author, illustrator and designer Maira Kalman’s newest picture book is a winner for its reverential, yet very clear-eyed and fully human glimpse of our 16th president. Its genesis started from her New York Times online column called In Love With A. Lincoln. With the approach of President’s Day, folding…

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President’s Day Picks: So You Want to be President?

In my day (did I just say that?), Washington and Lincoln each had a celebratory day in January and February marking their unique positions among these men, 43 in all as of the writing of this book, who have helped shape our country’s history. That custom has morphed into Presidents’ Day, an acknowledgement of the…

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