Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

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Penguin, Nov 20, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.
 

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In my opinion this is a good book because it talked about the life of Abraham Lincoln. I believe that anything that has to do with history fascinates me, so when I saw this book I had to read it. The ... Read full review

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This book is about the life and achievements of Abraham Lincoln. It outlines his life from birth until his assassination in great detail. The book is written in such a way that it is easy for children ... Read full review

Contents

Life in a Log Cabin
A Member of Congress
Mr President
The End of Slavery
The War Is
THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS
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Janet Pascal, author of many YA biographies and Viking’s senior copyeditor, lives in New York, New York. John O’Brien lives in Delaran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.