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Abraham Lincoln

by Augusta Stevenson Jerry Robinson

Explore the childhood of legendary US President Abraham Lincoln, whose legacy as a Civil War leader and lover of freedom makes him an unforgettable all-star in American history.Abraham Lincoln received less than two years of formal education, but he had a passion for knowledge: he would walk for miles to borrow a book and eventually taught himself to become a lawyer. His legal career lead to a term in the US House of Representatives, and he was later selected as the Republican presidential candidate in 1860 and elected president. Shortly after his inauguration, the Civil War broke out, and for the rest of his life, Lincoln served as a wartime president, achieving the hugely challenging task of keeping the Union together until the Confederate surrender in April of 1865. Weeks later Lincoln was assassinated, but his legacy lives on. From his humble beginnings in a Kentucky log cabin to his stepmother's encouragement of education, the details of Abraham Lincoln's childhood are revealed in this narrative biography about the events and influences that made him into the exceptional American leader he became.

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, believable and fictionalized biography looks at the childhood of America's sixteenth president.

Benjamin Franklin: Young Printer (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A fictionalized biography of the young Philadelphia printer who grew up to become a world-renowned author, diplomat, scientist, and inventor, and one of the founding fathers of the United States.

Buffalo Bill

by Augusta Stevenson

Ideal for beginning readers, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Wild West showman Buffalo Bill Cody: Pony Express rider, scout, showman, and buffalo hunter.

Buffalo Bill: Frontier Daredevil (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A fictionalized biography that looks at the childhood of Wild West showman Buffalo Bill Cody.

Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A fictionalized biography focusing on the youth of the nurse who organized the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C., in 1881.

Daniel Boone: Young Hunter and Tracker (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A fictionalized biography of the early life of the frontier hero who blazed a trail through the Cumberland Gap and led the first white settlers into Kentucky.

George Washington

by Augusta Stevenson E. Joseph Dreany

Get to know George Washington as a kid and discover what made him the ultimate all-star in American history.George Washington was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. But what was he like as a kid? In this narrative biography, you'll learn all about George Washington's childhood, from his birth in Virginia on February 22, 1732, to his boyhood on a farm near Fredricksburg and later at Mount Vernon, to his relationship with his older brother, who was like a father to him. Find out what George did for fun--and what prepared him to eventually lead a new nation.

George Washington: Our First Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, believable, and fictionalized biography looks at the childhood of the man who grew up to become an integral part of the American colonies' fight for freedom.

Molly Pitcher: Young Patriot (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A fictionalized biography of the childhood of the Pennsylvania German woman who became a Revolutionary War heroine when she carried water to American soldiers and even fired a cannon herself during the Battle of Monmouth.

Paul Revere: Boston Patriot (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

Presents the boyhood of the well-known Boston silversmith and patriot of the Revolution, famous for his ride to warn the countryside of the approaching British.

Sitting Bull: Dakota Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

A biographical look at the childhood of Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Sioux warriors to fight against the white man.

Wilbur and Orville Wright: Young Fliers (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Augusta Stevenson

Presents the fictionalized boyhood of the brothers who flew the first airplane in 1903.

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