Lincoln: A Photobiography
published in 1989

Details

Appropriate age:
Older Kid (age 8-11)
Reading level:
Grade 6
Genres: Biography, Nonfiction, History
Cultures: Americas, United States
Subjects: Family, History, Photography, War

Description

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.