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An Unlikely Friendship: A Novel of Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckley (Great Episodes)

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On theand#160;night of President Abraham Lincolnand#8217;s assassination, his frantic wife, Mary, calls for her best friend and confidante, Elizabeth Keckley. But the woman is mistakenly kept from her side by guards who were unaware of Mary Todd Lincolnand#8217;s close friendship withand#160;the black seamstress.
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; With vivid detail and emotional power, Ann Rinaldi delves into the childhoods of two fascinating women who became devoted friends amid the turbulent times of the Lincoln administration.
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Includes an authorand#8217;s note, a readerand#8217;s guide, and a bibliography.

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Rinaldi delves into the childhood friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and black seamstress Elizabeth Keckley--two fascinating women who became devoted friends and confidantes amid the turbulent times of the Lincoln administration.

Synopsis:

A fictionalized dual biography by one of the premier writers of historical fiction for young readers

About the Author

ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. She lives in central New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152055974
Author:
Rinaldi, Ann
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
History
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
ographical / United States
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Harcourt Great Episodes
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.35 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , Rinaldi delves into the childhood friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and black seamstress Elizabeth Keckley--two fascinating women who became devoted friends and confidantes amid the turbulent times of the Lincoln administration.
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A fictionalized dual biography by one of the premier writers of historical fiction for young readers

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