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Lincoln: A Photobiography *Signed: Freedman, Russell

Lincoln: A Photobiography *Signed

Freedman, Russell

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1987
ISBN 10: 0899193803 / ISBN 13: 9780899193809
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Title: Lincoln: A Photobiography *Signed

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Reprint.

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A bright, clean, new and unread copy SIGNED by Russell Freedman; signed only, not inscribed to anyone. Gift quality; Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Original price on flap intact. Bookseller Inventory # 93020102

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Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and prints.

Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd. Then the author focuses on the presidential years (1861 to 1865), skillfullly explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War. The book's final chapter is a moving account of that tragic evening in Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. Concludes with a sampling of Lincoln writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites.

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Read Aloud Informational Text).

Review: This work is perhaps the most complete and enjoyable children's book ever written about one of the nation's most fascinating and important figures, Abraham Lincoln. Russell Freedman covers Lincoln's life and career in a balanced treatment that is enhanced by period photographs and drawings. The book won the Newbery Medal, the Jefferson Cup Award and the Golden Kite Honor Book Award, and earned a citation as School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

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