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As Abraham Lincoln grows from birth to death, the things happening throughout the world affect him and his country. Chapter by chapter the stories of not only Lincoln but also Napolean, Jefferson, Tecumseh, Jackson, Bismarck, and others are told alternately to give a full and fascinating picture of world events.
- John Newbery Medal 1945 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780684148557
Starting with the excitement of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the author sweeps back in time to the cave dwellers. From that time to the fall of Rome in 476 A.D., the determination to gain freedom is shown as the spark that encourages great inventions, discoveries, and political movements.
Filled with interesting excerpts from letters and diaries, this animated portrayal of the first president of the United States tells of George Washington's childhood and his many challenges as surveyor, soldier, commander in chief, and president.
From birth to death, the story of George Washington's life and the lives of other wellknown kings, soldiers, politicians, and scientists of the same period are interwoven. In each section the author skillfully provides a worldview of events.