Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address

Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address


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Abraham Lincoln was one busy man. He had a country to run. And a war to win. And a family to care for. But when it came time to honor all the soldiers who had died in the great battle of Gettysburg, President Lincoln still took time to say a few words. Two hundred and seventy-one to be exact. Here is a true story about a great man and his famous speech.

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ISBN-13: 9780448401706
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/15/1993
Series: Penguin Young Readers Level 4 Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 350,006
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)
Lexile: 510L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers, including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, and Shh! We're Writing the Constitution. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.

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