Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words

Even good guys behave badly sometimes and that includes American hero, Abraham Lincoln. Rather than demount old Abe from a pedestal, this historical episode serves to demonstrate that even the best folks make mistakes and that errors can be rectified. Humorously told and expressively illustrated, additional information concludes the tale of Lincoln’s almost-duel.

Age Level: 

9-12

Reading Level: 

Independent Reader
"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney