They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this book proves that statement true time and time again. Readers will get to know Abraham Lincoln as never before as they read through this delightful work.
The text is informative, yet readable and presented chronologically through Lincoln’s life, beginning with the log cabin days he is famous for, through his political ambition and career, election and presidency, the trials of the Civil War, and finally his assassination.
Photographs, illustrations, documents, and political cartoons from the days of his presidency are generously distributed throughout the text, giving readers the opportunity to see what they are reading about, allowing for greater understanding of the times and this great President.
This 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.