Father Abraham

Lincoln and His Sons

By Harold Holzer
Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590783030, 232pp.

Publication Date: January 2011

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Abraham Lincoln was devoted to his country--and to his family. President Lincoln called America a house divided, but he struggled to keep his own home united. It would prove to be an impossible task. Sickness, loss, and family tensions overwhelmed Abraham, Mary, and their four sons. Opening up the Lincoln family album, noted Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer highlights the family's heartaches and happiness. Illustrated with archival photographs and backed by extensive primary source material, this compelling NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book illuminates the private lives of four generations of a prominent American family.

About the Author
Harold Holzer, one of the world s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln, won the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for "Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion".
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