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Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

by Alan Schroeder

Filled with witty cartoons by John O’Brien, this colorful book by award-winning author Alan Schroeder offers an unusual and insightful perspective on Old Abe.

In giving freedom to the slave,
we assure freedom to the free.—
Abraham Lincoln

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments.

A companion to Ben Franklin: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z.


Ages: 6-10
Illustrated by: John O’Brien
ISBN: 9780823424207
Price: $17.95
Published by: Holiday House, Inc.

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