Young Abe Lincoln

Young Abe Lincoln

The Frontier Days, 1809-1837

by Cheryl Harness
Publisher: National Geographic
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
Price: $7.95

Historical Setting: Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, A. D. 1809-1837

Eye-catching art and lively text unfold little-known details about the early life of Abraham Lincoln. Readers will discover a self-taught young man of character and compassion growing up on the frontier in the early 1800s—a determined young man working hard to succeed, who manages to get himself elected to the Illinois General Assembly at age 25 and then sets off to practice law in Springfield three years later.

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