Synopses & Reviews
An easy-to-read introduction to Abraham Lincoln for young history buffs.
This biography allows young readers to see Abraham Lincoln not only as one of the most influential presidents in American history, but also as a youngster with hopes and dreams. They'll discover that young Abe so loved to read that he walked miles to borrow a book; that he lost his mother at the age of nine and bonded with his stepmother; and that he vowed never to forget the slave auction he saw when he was a teenager.
All schoolchildren learn that Lincoln went on to become a celebrated part of history, but here they'll discover the human side of the presidentas child, young adult, statesman, and father.