The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

By Candace Fleming
Publisher Schwartz & Wade Imprint Schwartz & Wade ISBN


Awards and Honors 2009 <i>Boston Globe-Horn Book</i> Award, Nonfiction; 2009 NCTE Orbis Pictus, Honorable Mention; 2008 <i>Booklist</i> Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth; 2008 <i>Horn Book</i> Fanfare, Best Nonfiction for Teens; <I>Kirkus Reviews</I> Best Young Adult Book of 2008; 2008 <I>School Library Journal</I>Best Books, Nonfiction

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

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He borrowed nearly every book he read and claimed that all his "schooling did not amount to one year." She attended years of boarding school, and her "family's library was filled with leather-bound books by Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Plato." Though Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln's backgrounds differed considerably, both were intellectuals who shared interests in literature and politics, as well as a great love for each other. Photographs, letters, newspaper articles, and many other primary source materials illuminate this intimate biography of the Lincolns. Introduction. Time line. Resource lists. Research notes. Source notes. Index. Winner of the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. A 2009 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book.
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