Abraham Lincoln—The Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters

By Harold Holzer

Reading Level: Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press 2000

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A collection of writings beginning with rhymes in the margins of young Abe's arithmetic book and ending with official and unofficial words from the presidential years.

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Caldecott Medal

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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