Myths and Facts About Abraham Lincoln
There's a common myth that says Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president, wrote the Gettysburg Address on the back of an envelope while on a trip by train. Although that makes for a good story, it's just a story! Readers will discover other myths about Lincoln, but more importantly, they will learn the facts about his time in the White House. Primary sources of Lincoln and his era help readers make connections to the text, and a timeline of Lincoln's life rounds out this important reading experience.