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Abe Lincoln Grows Up

by Carl Sandburg James Daugherty

From the author of 'Biography of Lincoln', this book introduces the journey of Abe from childhood to adulthood and what transformed the young man to rise above the ordinary to be one of the finest presidents of America.

Abraham Lincoln

by Carl Sandburg Roy Basler

This volume presents nearly 250 of Lincoln's most important speeches, state papers, and letters in their entirety. Here are not only the masterpieces-the Gettysburg Address, the Inaugural Addresses, the 1858 Republican Convention Speech, the Emancipation Proclamation-but hundreds of lesser-known gems. Alfred Kazin has written that Lincoln was "not just the greatest writer among our Presidents . . . but the most telling and unforgettable of all American 'public' writer-speakers," and it's never been cleaner than in this comprehensive edition.

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years (Volume II, The War Years 1861-1864)

by Carl Sandburg

He was a natural to write a biography of the prairie president. Sandburg has his roots there as well, and understood the plain speech, the wry humor, and the hard work. His portrayal of Lincoln had a quiet dignity about it and kept to the point, which was to describe how Lincoln grew up, read the law, took his ethics into the city, ran for office, waged war, and died just before he got to the promised land. Later biographies have emphasized Lincoln's psychology, or the rigors of his personal life, but Sandburg's portrait comes from two people of the prairie, himself and Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years (Volume III, The War Years 1864-1865)

by Carl Sandburg

The War years, 1864-1865, examines the bitter election of 1864, the conclusion of the War, the evolution of Lincoln's reconstruction policy, and finally the terrible assassination. Concluding volume of the 3-volume set.

Chicago Race Riots

by Carl Sandburg

The Chicago Race Riots, July, 1919 With a preface by Ralph McGill and introductory note by Walter Lippmann

Honey and Salt

by Carl Sandburg

In this outstanding collection of seventy-seven poems, Sandburg eloquently celebrates the themes that engaged him as a poet for more than half a century of writing- life, love, and death. Strongly lyrical, these intensely honest poems testify to human courage, frailty, and tenderness and to the enduring wonders of nature.

The People, Yes

by Carl Sandburg

A long poem that makes brilliant use of the legends and myths, the tall tales and sayings of America. "If America has a folksinger today he is Carl Sandburg, a singer who comes out of the prairie soil... who can hand back to the people a creation that has scraps of their own insight, humor, and imagination" (Padraic Colum).

Remembrance Rock

by Carl Sandburg

Seventeenth-Century historic novel.

Rootabaga Stories

by Carl Sandburg Maud And Petersham

Welcome to Rootabaga Country--where the railroad tracks go from straight to zigzag, where the pigs wear bibs, and where the Village of Cream Puffs floats in the wind. You'll meet baby balloon pickers, flummywisters, corn fairies, and blue foxes--and if you're not careful, you may never find your way back home! This part one of the Rootabaga Stories retains the original illustrations by Maud and Miska Petersham.

Rootabaga Stories Part One

by Carl Sandburg

Fanciful, humorous short stories for children by the famous author.

Rootabaga Stories Part Two

by Carl Sandburg

Fanciful, humorous short stories for children by the famous author.

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