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Below please find a list of printed materials on Abraham Lincoln for elementary and high school readers.

Elementary
  • “Abraham Lincoln Chronology”, Historical Documents Co., 1993, $1.75.
  • “Abraham Lincoln the writer: a treasury of his greatest speeches and letters”, Boyds Mills Press, RL: 6.8 IL: 5-8, 2000, $14.00.
  • Adler, David A., “A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln”, Holiday House, RL: 3.2 IL: K-3, 1989, $16.99.
  • Alter, Judy, “Abraham Lincoln”, MyReportLinks.com Books, RL: 8.0, IL: 5-8, 2002, $18.95.
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  • Black, Sonia, “Let’s Read About Abraham Lincoln”, Scholastic, IL: 3-6, 2002, $3.99.
  • Borden, Louise, “A. Lincoln and Me”, (Easy) Scholastic, Inc, RL: 3.0 IL: K-3, 1999, $15.00.
  • Cohn, Amy L., “Abraham Lincoln”, Scholastic Press, RL: 3.8 IL: K-3, 2002, $14.50.
  • Collier, James Lincoln, “The Abraham Lincoln you never knew”, Children’s Press, RL: 5.7 IL: 3-6, 2003, $18.95.
  • Davis, Kenneth C., “Don’t Know Much About Abraham Lincoln”, Harper Trophy, 2004, $4.99.
  • Deutsch, Stacia and Rhody Cohon, “Lincoln’s Legacy”,(Fiction) Aladdin, RL: 3.0 IL: 3-6, 2005, $3.99.
  • Devillier, Christy, “Abraham Lincoln”, Abdo, RL: 3.6 IL: K-3, 2001, $15.95.
  • Dunn, Joe,”Abraham Lincoln” (Bio-Graphics),IL: 3-6, Graphic Planet, July 2007, $26.95.
  • Feinstein, Stephen, “Read about Abraham Lincoln”, Enslow, RL 2.3 IL: K-3, 2004, $15.95.
  • Fitzgerald, Dawn, “Vinnie and Abraham”, (Easy)Charlesbridge Publishing, January 2007, $15.95.
  • Fontes, Justine, “Abraham Lincoln: Lawyer, Leader, Legend”, DK Publishing,RL: 5.7, IL: K-3, 2001, $5.99.
  • Fontes, Ron, “Abraham Lincoln: Lawyer, Leader, Legend”, DK Publishing, RL: 3.0 IL: 3-6, 2001, $3.99, DK Readers level 3 Reading Alone.
  • Ford, Carin T., “Lincoln, slavery, and the Emancipation Proclamation”, Enslow, RL: 6.1 IL: 3-6, 2004, $17.95.
  • Freedman, Russell, “Lincoln: A Photobiography”, Clarion, RL: 7.4 IL: 5.8, 1987, $15.90.
  • Harkness, Cheryl, “Young Abe Lincoln: The Frontier Days, 1809-1837”, National Geographic Society, RL: 4.8 IL: K-3, 1996, $14.00
  • Hedstrom-Page, Deborah, “From Log Cabin to White House with Abraham Lincoln”, IL: 3-8, B & H Publishing Group, February 2007, $9.99.
  • Holzer, Harold, “The President is Shot!: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln”, Boyds Mill Press, RL: 6.2 IL: 3-6, 2004, $15.95.
  • Isaacs, Sally Senzell, “America in the Time of Abraham Lincoln: 1815to 1869”, IL: 5-8, 2000, Heinemann Library, $21.95.
  • Jeffrey, Gary and Kate Petty, “Abraham Lincoln: Life of America’s 16th President”, illustrated by Mike Lacey, (Graphic non-fiction), Rosen Classroom Books and Materials, 2005, $9.95.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “The wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: a treasury of quotations, anecdotes, and observations”, Gramercy Books, IL: AD, 1999, $6.00.
  • Mara, Wil, “Abraham Lincoln” (Rookie Biography) Children’s Press/Scholastic, 2002, $4.95.
  • Marsh, Carole, “Abraham Lincoln: Great Emancipator” (1000 Readers Series # 5), Gallopada International, $2.95.
  • Mosher, Kiki, “Learning about honesty from the life of Abraham Lincoln”, PowerKids Press, RL: 3.7 IL: 3-6, 1996, $13.95.
  • Otfinoski, Steven, “Abraham Lincoln: America’s 16th president”, Children’s Press, RL: 6.5 IL: 5-8, 2004, $24.95.
  • Owens, L.L., “Abraham Lincoln: a great American life:, Perfection Learning, RL: 3.3 IL: 3-6, 2000, $15.95.
  • “Poems of Abraham Lincoln”, Applewood Books, 1991, $9.95.
  • Reiss, Mike, “Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln”, (Easy), Puffin, 2006, $5.99.
  • Rivera, Sheila, “Abraham Lincoln: a life of respect”, Lerner, 2006, IL: K-3, $16.95.
  • Roop, Peter and Connie, “Grace’s Letter to Lincoln”, Scholastic, 1998, $2.99.
  • Schott, Jane A., “Abraham Lincoln”, Lerner, RL: 5.2 IL: 3-6, 2002, $11.00 (History Maker Biographies series).
  • Smith, A.G., “Abraham Lincoln Coloring Book”, Dover Books, 1987, $3.95.
  • Stone, Tanya, “Abraham Lincoln Biography, DK Publishers, RL: 6.3 IL: 508, 2005 $4.99.
  • Stevenson, Augusta, “Abraham Lincoln: Great Emancipator”, Aladdin, RL: 4.0 IL: 3-6, 1986, $7.99.
  • Sullivan, George, “Abraham Lincoln”, Scholastic Reference, RL: 5.1 IL: 3-6, 2000, $10.99 In Their Own Words series.
  • Sullivan, George, “Picturing Lincoln: Famous Photographs That Popularized the President”, Clarion, RL: 6.8 IL: 5-8, 2000, $14.00.
  • Turner, Ginger, “Abraham Lincoln: The Civil War President” (Famous Americans series), IL: 4-6, Gossamer Books LLC, 2004, $12.95.
  • Uglow, Loyd, “Abraham Lincoln, will you ever give up?”, Advance Pub., RL: 4.8, IL: 3-6, 1997, $14.95.
  • Usel, T. M., “Abraham Lincoln: a photo-illustrated biography”, Bridgestone Books, 1996, IL: 3-6, $15.95
  • Venezia, Mike, “Abraham Lincoln 16th President” (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents series), Children’s Press/Scholastic, 2005, $7.95.
High School
  • “Abraham Lincoln the Writer: a Treasury of his Greatest Speeches and Letters”, Boyds Mills Press, RL: 6.8 IL: 5-8, 2000, $14.00.
  • Alter, Judy, “Abraham Lincoln”, MyReportLinks.com Books, RL: 8.0, IL: 5-8, 2002, $18.95.
  • Blessinger, Timothy Louis, “Abraham Lincoln: An American Hero, the Kentucky Years”, Print Press, 1997, $7.95.
  • Boritt, Gabor, “Lincoln Enigma: The Changing Faces of An American Icon”, Oxford University Press, 2001, $22.50.
  • Browne, Francis F., “Every-Day Life of Abraham Lincoln: A Narrative and Descriptive Biography with Pen-Pictures and Personal Recollections, originally published 1886, reprinted by Putnam 1915 and Library reprints are available online at the Gutenburg Project.
  • Bunker, Gary, “From Rail-splitter to icon: Lincoln’s image in illustrated periodicals, 1860-1865”, Kent State University, IL: AD, 2001, $54.95.
  • Collier, James Lincoln, “The Abraham Lincoln You Never Knew”, Scholastic Library, 2004, $6.95.
  • Davenport, Don, “In Lincoln’s Footsteps: a Historical Guide to the Lincoln Sites in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky”, Trails Books, IL AD, 2002, $18.95.
  • Davis, Kenneth C., “Don’t Know Much About Abraham Lincoln”, Harper Trophy, 2004, $4.99.
  • Donald, David Herbert, “Lincoln”, Touchstone, IL: AD, 1996, $15.90.
  • Donald, David Herbert, “Lincoln at Home: two glimpses of Abraham Lincoln’s Family Life”, Simon and Schuster, 1999, $30.00.
  • Donald, David Herbert and Donald Harold Holzer, “Lincoln in the Times: Life of Abraham Lincoln as originally reported in the New York Times, 1858-1867”, St. Martin’s Press, $29.95.
  • Donald, David Herbert, “’We are Lincoln’s Men’: Abraham Lincoln and his Friends”, Simon and Schuster, IL: AD, 2003, $21.95.
  • Dunn, Joe, ”Abraham Lincoln” (Bio-Graphics),IL: 3-6, Graphic Planet, July 2007, $26.95.
  • Freedman, Russell, “Lincoln: A Photobiography”, Clarion, RL: 7.4 IL: 5.8, 1987, $15.90.
  • Gary, Ralph, “Following in Lincoln’s Footsteps: A Complete Annotated Reference to Hundreds of Historical Sites Visited by Abraham Lincoln”, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2002, $16.00.
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns, “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln”, Simon & Schuster, 2005, $35.00.
  • Griessman, Gene, “The words Lincoln lived by: 52 timeless principles to light your path”, Simon & Schuster, IL: YA, 1997, $8.50.
  • Guelzo, Allen, “Abraham Lincoln”, Eerdmans, 1999, $29.00.
  • Hedstrom-Page, Deborah, “From Log Cabin to White House with Abraham Lincoln”, IL: 3-8, B & H Publishing Group, February 2007, $9.99.
  • Herndon, William H., “Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (History & Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln)”, Digital Scanning, 2002, $39.95.
  • Holzer, Harold, “Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views”, Louisiana State University Press, IL: AD 2006, $29.95.
  • Holzer, Harold (ed), “Lincoln as I knew Him: Gossip, Tributes and Revelations From his Best Friends and Worst Enemies”, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, IL: AD, 1999, $15.00.
  • Holzer, Harold, “Lincoln Image: Abraham Lincoln and the Popular Print”, University of Illinois Press, reprinted 2005, $19.95.
  • Holzer, Harold, “Lincoln Seen and Heard”, University Press of Kansas, 2000 IL: AD, $29.95.
  • Isaacs, Sally Senzell, “America in the Time of Abraham Lincoln: 1815to 1869”, IL: 5-8, 2000, Heinemann Library, $21.95.
  • Jeffrey, Gary and Kate Petty, “Abraham Lincoln: Life of America’s 16th President”, illustrated by Mike Lacey, (Graphic non-fiction), Rosen Classroom Books and Materials, 2005, $9.95.
  • Keneally, Thomas, “Abraham Lincoln”, Viking, IL: YA, 2003, $17.00.
  • Kunhardt, Phillip B., Jr, Phillip B Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, “Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography”, Gramancy, IL: AD, 1999, $15.95 (companion to ABC documentary).
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Selected Writings and Speeches”, Bedford/St. Martin’s, IL: AD, 2001, $14.99.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Anecdotes & Stories of Abraham Lincoln: early life stories, professional life stories, White House stories, war stories, miscellaneous stories”, 2006, Stackpole Books, IL: AD, $17.95.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Conversations with Lincoln”, IL: AD, Transaction Publishers, 2002, $32.00.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Great Speeches”, 1991, Dover, IL: AD, $1.70.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Portable Abraham Lincoln”, Penguin, IL: AD, 1993, $13.95.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Speeches and writings, 1832-1858: speeches, letters, and miscellaneous writings, the Lincoln-Douglas debates”, Library of America, IL: AD, 1989, $30.00.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “Speeches and writings, 1859-1865: speeches, letters, and miscellaneous writings, presidential messages and proclamations”, Library of America, IL: AD, 1989, $30.00.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, “The wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: a treasury of quotations, anecdotes, and observations”, Gramercy Books, IL: AD, 1999, $6.00.
  • “Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln as originally reported in the New York Times”, St. Martin’s Press, 2005, IL: YA, $29.95.
  • “Lincoln Mailbag: America writes to the President, 1861-1865”, Southern Illinois University Press, 1998, IL: AD, $31.95
  • Lind, Michael, “What Lincoln Believed”, Doubleday, 2004 $27.95.
  • Miller, William Lee, “Arguing about slavery: the great battle in the United States Congress”, Vintage, IL: AD, 1998, $14.95.
  • Miller, William Lee, “Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography”, Alfred A. Knopf, IL:AD, 2002, $28.00.
  • Neely, Mark E., “The Lincoln Family Album”, Southern Illinois, 2006, IL: AD, $24.95.
  • Oates, Stephen, “With Malice towards None: Life of Abraham Lincoln”, Harper, IL: AD, 1993, $17.00.
  • Oates, Stephen, “Abraham Lincoln, the man behind the myths”, HarperPerennial, IL: YA, 1994,$11.95.
  • Otfinoski, Steven, “Abraham Lincoln: America’s 16th president”, Children’s Press, RL: 6.5 IL: 5-8,2004, $24.95.
  • Packard, Jerrold M., “Lincolns in the White House: Four Years That Shattered a Family”, St. Martin’s Press, 2006, IL: AD, $14.95.
  • Pinsker, Matthew, “Abraham Lincoln”, 2002, Congressional Quarterly, IL: AD, $89.95
  • Pinsker, Matthew, “Lincoln’s Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldier’s Home”, Oxford University Press, 2003, $30.00
  • “Poems of Abraham Lincoln”, Applewood Books, 1991, $9.95.
  • Sandberg, Carl, “Mary Lincoln: Wife and Widow”, Applewood Books, $12.95.
  • Shenk, Joshua Wolf, “Lincoln’s Melancholy: how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness”, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2005, $21.95.
  • Stone, Tonya Lee, “Abraham Lincoln”, DK Publishers, RL: 6.3 IL: 5-8, 2005, $4.99.
  • Strozier, Charles B., “Lincon’s Quest for Union: a Psychological Portrait”, Paul Dry Books, 2nd ed.revised, $18.95.
  • Sullivan, George, “Abraham Lincoln”, Scholastic Reference, RL: 5.1 IL: 3-6, 2000, $10.99 In Their Own Words series.
  • Sullivan, George, “Picturing Lincoln: Famous Photographs That Popularized the President”, Clarion, RL: 6.8 IL: 5-8, 2000, $14.00.
  • Thomas, Christopher A., “Lincoln Memorial and American Life”, Princeton University Press, 2002, $37.95.
  • Thornton, Brian, “101 things you didn’t know about Lincoln: loves and losses, political power plays, White House hauntings, Adams Media, $8.95.
  • Trimborn, Thomas, “Encounters with Lincoln Images and Words”, Truman St., 2005, IL: AD, $19.95.
  • Venezia, Mike, “Abraham Lincoln 16th President” (Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents series), Children’s Press/Scholastic, 2005, $7.95.
  • Warren, Louis A., “Lincoln’s Youth: Indiana Years Seven to Twenty-one, 1816-1830”, Indiana Historical Society Press, 2002, $24.95.
  • Wheeler, Tom, “Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: Untold Story of how Abraham Lincoln used the Telegraph to   win the Civil War, 2006, HarperCollins, $24.95.
  • White, Ronald C., Jr, “Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words”, Random House, 2005, $26.95.
  • Wilson, Douglas L., “Herndon’s Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln”, University of Illinois Press, 1997, $52.00.
  • Wilson, Douglas L., “Herndon’s Lincoln”, University of Illinois Press, July, 2006, $35.00.
  • Wilson, Douglas L., “Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln”, Vintage Books, IL: AD, 1999, $12.95.
  • Wilson, Douglas L., “Lincoln Before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years”, University of Illinois Press, 1998, $19.95
  • Winkle, Kenneth J., “The young eagle: the rise of Abraham Lincoln”, Taylor Trade, IL: AD, 2001, $24.95.

Prepared for the University of Southern Indiana’s Fourth Annual Lincoln Teachers’ Institute (2007). Used with permission.