An account of ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, this biography explains how a tragic loss set him on a course for greatness; how a state resorted to treason to preserve slavery; how he learned the most important decisions are made along; his promise that every slave would be free; and more. Ages 12 & up, 160 pages, softcover.
You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, including: A tragic loss that sets a boy on a course for greatness A career sacrificed to protest an unjust war A state resorting to treason to preserve slavery A president who learns the most difficult decisions are made alone And a promise made to every citizen that American's salves will be free.
These days and five others shook Lincoln's world - and yours.
David Colbert's most recent book is the New York Times bestseller Michelle Obama: An American Story. In addition to the 10 Days series, he authored the acclaimed Eyewitness series of first-person history and the Magical Worlds series for children. More than two million copies of his books are in print in almost thirty languages.