Teri Kanefield is the author of Alexander Hamilton and Andrew Jackson from the Making of America series, as well as The Girl from the Tar Paper School and The Extraordinary Suzy Wright. She lives in San Luis Obispo, California.
"The author adroitly reviews the facts of Lincoln's entire life,
divided into 16 chapters, and examines his emergence as a
politician and his views on slavery . . . The author utilizes
quotes from a variety of sources, including Michael Burlingame's
Abraham Lincoln: A Life, and covers a wide range of historical
issues, giving readers a sense of the complexity of Lincoln's time
and the issues that divided the United States."-- "School Library
"This concise and balanced narrative encapsulates the life and legacy of one of the country's most important leaders . . . A solid addition for understanding America's story."-- "Kirkus Reviews"
"This easy-reading book unfolds like a story . . . It is amazing how much information is contained in this book without being overwhelming."-- "School Library Connection"