The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary
By Candace Fleming
2008, Schwartz & Wade
200 pages; Recommended for ages 10 to 14
ISBN 9780375836183 $24.99
An in-depth and personal review of the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, this book includes photographs, copies of documents, and highlights about the people important in Lincoln's life and times. The author spent five years researching, and it is evident in the quality and thoroughness of the finished work. Unique to this book is the new insight into Mary Lincoln's life provided by her recently recovered personal letters.