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Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: Conceived as a one-year anniversary newspaper edition of Lincoln's assassination, this brilliant, beautiful, and bold biographical portrait of Abraham Lincoln mimics 19th-century newsprint, combining pen and ink drawings with archival photography, and period typography with articles surveying Lincoln's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in We the People bookshelf, Call number: J 921 LIN

Washington, John E.

Summary: "Originally published in 1942 and now reprinted for the first time, They Knew Lincoln is a classic in African American history and Lincoln studies. Part memoir and part history, the book is an account of John E. Washington's childhood among African Americans in Washington, DC, and of the black people who knew or encountered Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Washington recounted stories told by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAS

Klimo, Kate

Summary: A stray dog's moving tale about life with Abraham Lincolnour sixteenth American president and a true animal lover!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

Abrams, Dan

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Stahr, Walter

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Tripp, C. A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lincoln

Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth.

Summary: Picture book biography of young Abraham Lincoln, a boy who struggled against the odds to become a beloved American president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Waugh, John C.

Summary: How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal? John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAU

Jaffa, Harry V.

Summary: "Harry V. Jaffa illuminates Lincoln's understanding of the concepts of self-government, equality, and statesmanship, and he offers penetrating insights into Lincoln's refutation of the political philosophy and constitutional interpretations of John C. Calhoun and the southern secessionists. A New Birth of Freedom is a work of major importance that will require all Americans to reevaluate their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 JAF

Miller, William Lee.

Summary: The American president has come to be the most powerful figure in the world--and in the nineteenth century, a great man held that office. Lincoln scholar Miller's new book closely examines that great man in that hugely important office, analyzing the commander in chief who coped with the profound moral dilemmas of America's bloodiest war. In this sequel to Lincoln's Virtues Miller completes his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MIL

Gleason, Colleen

Summary: With the Confederate Army firing on Fort Sumter, the Civil War has begun--and an invasion of Washington, DC, from Secessionist Virginia seems imminent. As the population evacuates, the President is in desperate need of men to defend the capital. Lincoln's trusted aide, Adam Speed Quinn, and Quinn's old friend from the Bloody Kansas conflict, Senator Jim Lane, hastily assemble a motley crew of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLE

Aylesworth, Jim.

Summary: "Rhythmic verse tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's life, from his childhood in the wilderness of Illinois to his famous achievements as president"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Lincoln, Abraham

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents the full range of Lincoln's views, gathered from his private letters, speeches, official documents, and even race jokes, arranged chronologically from the late 1830s to the 1860s. --from publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 LIN

White, Ronald C. (Ronald Cedric)

Summary: "After four years of unspeakable horror and sacrifice on both sides, the Civil War was about to end. On March 4, 1865, at his Second Inaugural, President Lincoln did not offer the North the victory speech it yearned for, nor did he blame the South solely for the sin of slavery. Calling the whole nation to account, Lincoln offered a moral framework for peace and reconciliation. The speech was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 WHI

Ferguson, Andrew

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

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Bowman, Donna Janell

Summary: As a young lawyer, Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, he did something so rascally--so downright mean--he was challenged to a duel. Lincoln needed his wit and a healthy dose of humility to save his life and his career. He didn't know it at the time, but the future of this great country was at stake. Ultimately, what he referred to as the meanest thing he had ever...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Lehrman, Lewis E.

Contents: Men of character: quintessential leaders with different personalities -- The unlikely emergence of Lincoln and Churchill -- The rhetoric of leadership -- Anglo-American relations -- Virtues of great war leaders -- Managing ministers & legislators -- Finding and managing generals -- Army leadership -- 1862/1942 -- 1863/1943 -- 1864/1944 -- 1865/1945 -- Reelection and reconstruction -- Managing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 LEH

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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Clark, Champ.

Summary: Discusses the events surrounding the assassination ofAbraham Lincoln, the capture of the conspirators, thetrial, and its outcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 TIM VOL 1

Cole, Henry

Summary: Celeste is hundreds of miles from home following an unexpected journey aboard a Mississippi steamboat. After mishaps and disasters, she finds herself on the frontier in southern Indiana. It's 1822, and Celeste meets a tall, lanky boy wielding an ax: a young Abraham Lincoln.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COL

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: Professor Guelzo looks at Lincoln's life and legacy, from his youth and maturation into a successful lawyer through the evolution of his views on slavery to his presidency and triumphant management of emancipation and the restoration of the union.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LIN

Putnam, Jonathan F.

Summary: Abraham Lincoln and his best friend, Joshua Speed take up the case of two brothers accused of murder in 1839. But as soon as they begin, Lincoln and Speed find their friendship at grave risk of rupture as they both vie for the hand a beautiful new arrival in town: an ambitious, outspoken young woman named Mary Todd. Can Lincoln and Speed put aside their differences to work together for justice...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC PUT