Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z (Hardcover)

His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

By Alan Schroeder

Holiday House, 9780823424207, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2015



Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments. Filled with witty cartoons by John O'Brien, this colorful book offers an unusual and insightful perspective on Old Abe.