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Abraham Lincoln: Standard Biographies
Notable biographies of Abraham Lincoln.
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Title: Lincoln
Author: Donald, David Herbert
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0684808463
Call Number: 973.7092 L638do3
Reading Level: Adult.
Notes: Donald is a New York Times bestseller, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and Lincoln's most acclaimed biographer.

 
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Title: Lincoln: a Photobiography
Author: Freedman, Russell
Publisher: Clarion
ISBN: 0899193803
Call Number: 973.7092 L638fr
Reading Level: 0.
Notes: This winner of the Newbery Medal for best children's book can be enjoyed by adults and children alike. It is a well-researched biography enhanced with many photographs depicting Lincoln and his time period.

 
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Title: Abraham Lincoln
Author: Keneally, Thomas
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 0670031755
Call Number: 973.7092 L638ke3
Reading Level: Adult.
Notes: For readers looking for a concise account of Lincoln's life, Library Journal writes, "there is no better brief introduction to Lincoln and his American dream."

 
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Title: Abraham Lincoln: A Biography
Author: Thomas, Benjamin Platt
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0809328879
Call Number: 973.7092 l638t
Reading Level: Adult.
Notes: A classic account of the president's life, considered by some to be the best one-volume biography of Lincoln.