The Resource Abraham Lincoln, David Colbert

Abraham Lincoln, David Colbert

Label
Abraham Lincoln
Title
Abraham Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
David Colbert
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Abraham Lincoln
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Colbert, David
Dewey number
  • 973.7/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-13
Interest level
  • 3-5
  • MG
  • MG
LC call number
E457.905
LC item number
C627 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.5
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
Series statement
10 days
Study program name
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • Political leadership
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Abraham Lincoln, David Colbert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Abraham Lincoln lived 20,516 days. These 10 shook his world-- and yours."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-154)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Denounced as unpatriotic for his belief in democracy, then nominated for high office almost as an afterthought, Lincoln became the country's most admired president -- Day 1: October 5, 1818: Alone: A childhood tragedy makes Lincoln wonder about leaving his mark on the world -- Day 2: January 12, 1848: Unpopular voice: Lincoln sacrifices his first national office to speak out against a war and a president -- Day 3: November 2, 1858: Good fight: Lincoln debates Senator Stephen A. Douglas about the extension of slavery into the American West -- Day 4: May 18, 1860: Surprise candidate: Ranked fourth out of four, Lincoln shocks the favorites and becomes the nominee for president -- Day 5: April 18, 1861: Treason: The government of South Carolina attacks U.S. troops it has kept trapped in an island fort -- Day 6: July 21, 1861: Defeat: The first battle of the war ends in a disaster for the Union and puts Lincoln in a difficult position -- Day 7: September 22, 1862: Emancipation: Ignoring political advice and resistance, Lincoln takes steps to abolish slavery himself -- Day 8: November 19, 1863: "Shall not perish": Lincoln dedicates graves at the site of a turning point in the war, the worst battle in American history -- Day 9: April 9, 1865: Victory: General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant, making the Confederacy's defeat inevitable -- Day 10: April 14, 1865 -- Assassination: A desperate Confederate sympathizer kills Lincoln less than a week after Lee's surrender -- Afterword: December 6, 1865: Freedom: After his death, Lincoln's greatest achievement, the abolition of slavery, is added to the Constitution -- Notes and selected bibliography
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First Aladdin Paperbacks edition.
Extent
v, 154 pages
Isbn
9781416968078
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2008937174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213304087
  • 894900
  • (OCoLC)ocn213304087
  • 894900
Label
Abraham Lincoln, David Colbert
Publication
Note
"Abraham Lincoln lived 20,516 days. These 10 shook his world-- and yours."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-154)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Denounced as unpatriotic for his belief in democracy, then nominated for high office almost as an afterthought, Lincoln became the country's most admired president -- Day 1: October 5, 1818: Alone: A childhood tragedy makes Lincoln wonder about leaving his mark on the world -- Day 2: January 12, 1848: Unpopular voice: Lincoln sacrifices his first national office to speak out against a war and a president -- Day 3: November 2, 1858: Good fight: Lincoln debates Senator Stephen A. Douglas about the extension of slavery into the American West -- Day 4: May 18, 1860: Surprise candidate: Ranked fourth out of four, Lincoln shocks the favorites and becomes the nominee for president -- Day 5: April 18, 1861: Treason: The government of South Carolina attacks U.S. troops it has kept trapped in an island fort -- Day 6: July 21, 1861: Defeat: The first battle of the war ends in a disaster for the Union and puts Lincoln in a difficult position -- Day 7: September 22, 1862: Emancipation: Ignoring political advice and resistance, Lincoln takes steps to abolish slavery himself -- Day 8: November 19, 1863: "Shall not perish": Lincoln dedicates graves at the site of a turning point in the war, the worst battle in American history -- Day 9: April 9, 1865: Victory: General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant, making the Confederacy's defeat inevitable -- Day 10: April 14, 1865 -- Assassination: A desperate Confederate sympathizer kills Lincoln less than a week after Lee's surrender -- Afterword: December 6, 1865: Freedom: After his death, Lincoln's greatest achievement, the abolition of slavery, is added to the Constitution -- Notes and selected bibliography
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First Aladdin Paperbacks edition.
Extent
v, 154 pages
Isbn
9781416968078
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2008937174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213304087
  • 894900
  • (OCoLC)ocn213304087
  • 894900

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