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The author's trademark question-and-answer format--combined with maps, photographs, sidebars, and quotes--captures the trying life and times of this remarkable President: his struggles to free slaves while keeping together a country torn apart by Civil War. Simultaneous.
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Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times best-selling author of Don't Know Much About#174; History, Don't Know Much About#174; Geography, Don't Know Much About#174; The Civil War, and Don't Know Much About#174; The Bible.
People magazine has said that "Reading [Davis] is like returning to the classroom of the best teacher you ever had."
A frequent visitor to classrooms and teacher groups, Davis has appeared often on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, National Public Radio, and many other television and radio shows. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, which features his Don't Know Much About#174; quizzes on a variety of subjects.
Born and educated in Mt. Vernon, New York, he now lives in New York City and Vermont with his wife, Joann, and their two children, Jenny and Colin.From School Library Journal:
Grade 4-8--In a question-and-answer format, this handy volume surveys the life of Lincoln, from his birth in a log cabin on the Kentucky frontier through his young adult years as "The Rail-splitter" to his assassination. The text includes black-and-white illustrations, maps, quotes, and informational sidebars. An adequate introduction to our 16th president if more material is needed.--Patricia Ann Owens, Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel, IL
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0064421279