This sequel to "Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days, 1809-1837" follows Lincoln's life from the age of 28, when he arrives in Springfield, Illinois, ready to take up his post in the state legislature, to his assassination in 1865. Includes six maps researched by the National Geographic Society. Full-color illustrations.
Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of numerous children’s books, including seven picture book biographies for National Geographic and the series Cheryl Harness Histories. She has a natural talent for making history fun for kids, injecting the "wow" factor into the lives of America’s historical heroes and heroines. A multi-award winning author and illustrator, she lives in her historic hometown of Independence, MO. Visit Cheryl Harness at her Web site: www.cherylharness.com.