by Lucy Foster Madison

Description:  Abraham Lincoln is one of America's most famous and important Presidents, the man who led the country through the Civil War and the abolition of slavery. This biography of "Honest Abe" tells the story of his life, from childhood to adulthood, giving the reader a sense of his powerful character while also offering an overview of the important events in his life. Not only is the story of Lincoln's life important to any student of American history, it is also an inspiring story of a great and admirable leader.

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Ages:  11-14
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Color, black and white
Year published:  2016
ISBN:  978-1-63334-578-2
Genres:  American History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. A Narrow Escape
2. Life in the Cabin
3. The Move
4. The New Home
5. A New Order of Things
6. Abraham's World Expands
7. The End of School Days
8. A Glimpse of the Great World
9. Land of the Illini—"Land of Grown-Up Men"
10. "Honest Abe"
11. An Unexpected Honor
12. Postmaster and Surveyor
13. A Plunge into Politics
14. In the Valley of the Shadow
15. "The Long Nine"

16. "The Sangamon Chief"
17. A Tempestuous Courtship
18. The Rising Politician
19. The Honorable Abraham Lincoln
20. In Private Life
21. The Fallow Years
22. The Statesman
23. The Gathering Storm
24. A Battle of Giants
25. The Man from Illinois
26. "Old Abram Is the Man"
27. The Breaking of the Storm
28. "Father Abraham"
29. The Martyr

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