Lincoln & Douglas: An American Friendship

July Giveaway Extravaganza: ‘Lincoln and Douglas: An American Friendship’ DVD

Lincoln & Douglas: An American FriendshipToday’s installment of our July Giveaway Extravaganza — we’re giving something away every single day in July! — is a patriotic DVD from Scholastic Storybook Treasures. Perfect for Independence Day!

THE GIVEAWAY: “Lincoln and Douglas: An American Friendship” on DVD

WHAT IT IS: A read-along DVD for little ones featuring four stories:

1) “The Pilgrims of Plymouth” (written and illustrated by Marcia Sewall). When the Pilgrims set out for America, they brought with them a dream for the future. With hard work they made that dream come true.

2) “John, Paul, George  and Ben” (written and illustrated by Lane Smith, narrated by James Earl Jones).  A humorous and factual history of five lads who grew up to become the Founding Fathers of our country.

3) “The Journey of the One & Only Declaration of Independence” (written by Judith St. George, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand, narrated by Jeff Brooks). This witty, gritty and factual story tells all about the document that has defined American freedom for over two centuries.

4) “Lincoln and Douglas: An American Friendship” (written by Nikki Giovanni, illustrated by Bryan Collier, narrated by Danny Glover). The story of an unusual and historic friendship between two great American leaders – Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

The DVD also features an interview with Nikki Giovanni, author of “Lincoln and Douglas: An American Friendship,” as well as discussion questions.


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This contest ends Wed., July 31, 2013 at midnight ET. Good luck!


6 responses to “July Giveaway Extravaganza: ‘Lincoln and Douglas: An American Friendship’ DVD”

  1. Daniel M Avatar
    Daniel M

    bet my niece would like it!

  2. Carla Pullum Avatar
    Carla Pullum

    I think it would be great to have my kids watch.

  3. Julie H Avatar

    I’d love to add this DVD to my collection, especially for the Lincoln and Douglass American Friendship content to accompany a lesson I use with the book for my third grade students. Think of all the students who will benefit from this great resource!

  4. Shawn G. Avatar
    Shawn G.

    Nice! I’d love to own this – it’s a great story to tell kids.

  5. Sunnie Avatar

    Id like to add it for homeschooling

  6. Sunnie Avatar

    Iam an email subscriber

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