• Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

    Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
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    From the author of 'Lincoln: A Photobiography', comes a clear-sighted, carefully researched account of two surprisingly parallel lives and how they intersected at a critical moment in U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were both self-taught, both great readers and believers in the importance of literacy, both men born poor who by their own efforts reached positions of power and prominence—Lincoln as president of the United States and Douglass as the most famous and influential African American of his time. Though their meetings were few and brief, their exchange of ideas helped to end the Civil War, reunite the nation, and abolish slavery. Bibliography, source notes, index.

    AGES: 9 to 12

    Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for 'Lincoln: A Photobiography'. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City and travels widely to research his books.

    b/w archival photos

    ISBN: 9780544668270
    Format: Paperback
    Publication date: 01/06/2016
    RRP: $14.99
    Pages: 128
    Dimension: 241mm X 241mm
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