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Abraham Lincoln—The Writer: A Treasury of his Greatest Speeches and Letters

by Harold Holzer

A collection of writings beginning with rhymes in the margins of young Abe's arithmetic book and ending with official and unofficial words from the presidential years.  

  • Topic 19th-Century History
  • Age Group Middle School
  • Book Type Nonfiction
  • Award
  • Publisher Boyds Mills Press, 2000, Honesdale, PA
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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