A description of the boyhood, marriage, and young professional life of Abraham Lincoln, includes his presidential years and also reflects on the latest scholarly thoughts about our Civil War president. "A realistic, perceptive, and unromanticized photobiography of Lincoln, including a sampler of quotations from his writings and speeches." -- Booklist. Editors' Choice
Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and prints.