What Lincoln Said

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By Sarah L. Thomson
Illustrated by James Ransome

Age Range: 6-9
Category: Picture Book, Nonfiction
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pub. Date: December 2008
Hardcover Trade, $17.99
ISBN: 9780060848200
Hardcover Library, $18.89

A picture book biography of one of our most fascinating presidents. Hear what Lincoln himself said about his childhood, his presidential ambitions, the Civil War, and one of his greatest achievements—the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Awards & Accolades
“Direct quotes from Lincoln enliven the concise text….With admirable simplicity, Thomson distills the historical facts into short, smoothly paced sentences that present the issues for a very young audience.”

“A solid introduction.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Lively stuff.”
People Magazine

“The honest, humble and honorable Lincoln comes into friendly focus.”
San Francisco Chronicle