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Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height This Newbery Medal winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, andillustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and printsRussell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln s boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd Then the author focuses on the presidential yearsto, skillfullly explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War The book s final chapter is a moving account of that tragic evening in Ford s Theatre on April ,Concludes with a sampling of Lincoln writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar Grades, Read Aloud Informational Text