Publisher: Schwartz & Wade (October 14, 2008)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.4 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
The award-winning writer of Ben Franklin’s Almanac and Our Eleanor has created an captivating joint biography of our best president, Abraham Lincoln, and his advanced wife—a scrapbook historical past that makes use of pictures, letters, engravings, or even cartoons, in addition to a desirable textual content, to shape a charming museum at the web page. The Lincolns bought 4 starred studies and gained the Boston Globe–Horn ebook Award for Non-Fiction, making this the appropriate addition to any collection.Here are the extreme lives of Abraham and Mary, from their disparate childhoods and tumultuous courtship, throughout the suffering of the Civil conflict, to the lack of 3 in their kids, and at last their very own tragic deaths. Readers can locate Mary’s recipe for Abraham’s favourite cake—and bake it themselves; listen what Abraham gave the impression of as a child; see a photograph of the Lincolns’ puppy; become aware of that the Lincoln young ones saved goats on the White condo; see the Emancipation Proclamation written in Lincoln’ s personal hand. ideal for reluctant readers in addition to historical past enthusiasts, The Lincolns offers a dwelling respiring portrait of a guy, a girl, and a rustic.