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Jurmain, Suzanne

Summary: "In February 1861 newly elected President Abraham Lincoln set out on a triumphant 2,000 mile cross-country railroad trip that would take him to his inauguration in Washington, D.C. At the same time, a band of fanatic southern Confederate sympathizers decided to stop Lincoln from reaching Washington and taking office. Furious because the new president's desire to end slavery threatened their way...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Little Bee Books 2021

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Gilpin, Caroline Crosson.

Summary: There are some things you might not know about the man responsible for the Emancipation Proclamation. Kids learn about Abraham Lincoln through timelines, quotes, and peculiar facts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 GILPIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "The bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092

Kent, Zachary.

Summary: Describes the events leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the conspiracy involved in that slaying, and the aftermath of the tragic event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1987

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.70924 KENT

Jeffrey, Gary.

Summary: In graphic art format, presents the life of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth United States president and commander in chief of the Union armed forces during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7115 JEFFREY

Roberts, Cokie

Summary: Brief portraits of women from the period of the Revolution and early United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.3 ROBERTS

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Follows Abraham Lincoln from his childhood to the presidency, showing how he spoke up about fairness and eventually led the country to abolish slavery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: Highlights the life and achievements of the sixteenth president of the United States, discussing his childhood years, his rise through politics, and the major decisions he made as president during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 LINCOLN

Sullivan, George

Summary: Presents a biography, including excerpts from his speeches, letters, and other writings, of the man who was President during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 LINCOLN

Winik, Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 WINIK

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1987

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 FREEDMAN

Stewart, David O.

Summary: This account of the attempt to remove Andrew Johnson from the presidency demolishes the myth that Johnson's impeachment was unjustified.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 STEWART

Swanson, James L.

Summary: "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Manhunt" returns to the Civil War era to tell the epic story of the search for Jefferson Davis and the eventful funeral procession for assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.77 SWANSON

Bausum, Ann

Summary: "The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 943.086 BAUSUM

Davis, Hasan

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson's Corps of Discovery included Captains Lewis and Clark and a crew of 28 men to chart a route from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. All the crew but one volunteered for the mission. York, the enslaved man taken on the journey, did not choose to go. Slaves did not have choices. York's contributions to the expedition, however, were invaluable. The captains came to rely on York's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910.92 DAVIS

St. George, Judith

Summary: Growing up poor in the backwoods of Kentucky and Indiana, Abraham Lincoln lost his mother before he was ten. But Sally Johnston, who married Abe's father a year later, brought a library of books to their log cabin home and turned young Abe's life around.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 ST GEORGE

Swanson, James L.

Summary: The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror. A Confederate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SWANSON

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.092 RAPPAPORT

Packard, Jerrold M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 PACKARD

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 GOODWIN

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humiliated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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2 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 249 (PART 1)
Call number: CD ADULT 250 (PART 2)

Hendrix, John

Summary: Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established political and religious authorities. When the Nazis outlaw the church, he escapes as a fugitive. Struggling to reconcile his faith and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 230 HENDRIX

O'Reilly, Bill.

Summary: Describes the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the hunt to track down John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION OREILLY

Stewart, David O.

Summary: "In March 1900, as former Congressman John Bingham of Ohio lies dying, he begins to tell a strange tale to his physician, Dr. Jamie Fraser. Bingham famously prosecuted eight members of John Wilkes Booth's plot to kill Lincoln. But during the 1865 trial, conspirator Mary Surratt divulged a secret so explosive it could shatter the republic. Though Bingham takes the secret to his grave, Fraser...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY STEWART

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