A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln, an American politician and lawyer, is best known for serving as the 16th president of the United States and leading the country through the bloody and controversial Civil War. Some of his most celebrated and lasting contributions include the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and pushing the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution through Congress, permanently outlawing slavery, before his assassination in 1865.
Pocket Bios are full of personality, introducing readers to fascinating figures from history with simple storytelling and cheerful illustrations. Titles include men and women from history, exploration, the sciences, the arts, the ancient world, and more.
Roaring Brook Press, 9781250166111, 32pp.
Publication Date: July 17, 2018
About the Author
Al Berenger is the author of the colorfully illustrated Pocket Bios series--pocket-size picture book biographies of such historical figures as Albert Einstein, Coco Chanel, Rosa Parks, and Muhammed Ali among many others.