Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington : 1837-1865
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
48 p. ;
Publisher SummaryPortrays Lincoln's life as a lawyer in Springfield, a devoted husband and father, and president during the Civil War years.
Now with an updated paperback cover, Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington paints a vivid picture of the Springfield, IL years, when Abe met and married a pretty Kentucky woman, and made his name as a lawyer and politician. Cheryl Harness gives readers a moving account of Lincoln's rise and the tensions that dragged the nation into conflict; brilliantly detailed maps and battle scenes deepen our understanding of the Civil War; and the book's richly imagined illustrations recreate the life of the man who will always be regarded as one of our greatest presidents.
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