Abraham Lincoln was born to a poor family on the American frontier. He was a hard worker, but he wanted more than a farmer’s life. As he learned about the issues of his day, Abe longed to be a lawmaker himself, so he ran for the state legislature. Soon the farm boy would become the brilliant orator and admired president who finally proclaimed freedom for all Americans. Focusing on Lincoln’s childhood and early manhood, this book explores the people and events that shaped one of America’s greatest presidents.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About Sterling North
Sterling North (1906-1974) was awarded a Newbery Honor for the autobiographical Rascal.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Mar 28, 2012| 160 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307814142