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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano. Si se sentía triste, la música le levantaba el ánimo y, cuando estaba feliz, el piano la ayudaba a compartir esa alegría. Pronto comenzó a escribir sus propias canciones y a tocar en grandes catedrales. Entonces, una revolución en Venezuela hizo que su familia tuviera que huir a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SPANISH ENG

Meacham, Jon

11 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Schaub, Diana

Summary: "An expert analysis of Abraham Lincoln's three most powerful speeches reveals his rhetorical genius and his thoughts on our national character. Abraham Lincoln, our greatest president, believed that our national character was defined by three key moments:the writing of the Constitution, our declaration of independence from England, and the beginning of slavery on the North American continent....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gerhardt, Michael J.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A novel and brilliant look at how Abraham Lincoln mastered the art of leadership: acclaimed historian Michael J. Gerhardt, who appeared during the impeachment proceedings of President Trump, reveals how a group of five men mentored an obscure lawyer with no executive experience to become American's greatest leader"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stahr, Walter

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

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

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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Burlingame, Michael

Summary: Frederick Douglass called the martyred president "emphatically the black man's president” as well as “the first who rose above the prejudice of his times and country.” This narrative history of Lincoln’s personal interchange with Black people over the course his career reveals a side of the sixteenth president that, until now, has not been fully explored or understood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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

Swanson, Shari

Summary: "Based on primary sources, the true story of Abraham Lincoln being rescued from a cave by his rescue dog"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SWA

Carey, Charles W.

Summary: "The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, declared all Confederate slaves to be free. Because the order only applied to Southern states that the Union did not control, few slaves benefited immediately. Learn more about this historic document that served as a key turning point in the U.S. Civil War and in the movement to abolish slavery"--provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.714 CAR

Alford, Terry

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The story of Abraham Lincoln as it has never been told before: through the strange, even otherworldly, points of contact between his family and that of the man who killed him, John Wilkes Booth. In the 1820s, two families, unknown to each other, worked on farms in the American wilderness. It seemed unlikely that the families would ever meet-and yet, they did. The son of one family, the famed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 ALF

Avlon, John P.

Summary: "As the tide of the Civil War turned in the spring of 1865, Abraham Lincoln took a dangerous two-week trip to visit the troops on the front lines accompanied by his young son, seeing combat up close, meeting liberated slaves in the ruins of Richmond, and comforting wounded Union and Confederate soldiers. The power of Lincoln's personal example in the closing days of the war offers a portrait of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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

Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jones-Radgowski, Jehan

Summary: "With the stroke of a pen, President Abraham Lincoln freed the South's enslaved people in the midst of the brutal U.S. Civil War. Or did he? Who did the Emancipation Proclamation really free? What effect did it have on the course of the Civil War? And what became of the inkstand with which he wrote the famous document? Find the answers to these questions and discover more of what an artifact...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.714 JON

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ferguson, Andrew

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Van Lente, Fred

Summary: "We all know that Abraham Lincoln gave the historic Gettysburg Address and ended the Civil War. But did you also know that he pardoned the first White House turkey, once snuck into Washington in disguise, and grew his famous beard because an eleven-year-old girl said it made him look less ugly?! Rad all about the radical rail-spliter, supreme speaker, and paramount president Abraham Lincoln in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 LIN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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