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The Era of Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry and photography vividly depict Civil War battles, the Underground Railroad, and Lincoln’s tumultuous presidential term. See Our White House  for additional resources.

Lincoln Through the Lens

Lincoln Through the Lens

Martin W. Sandler
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2008
Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

Joyce Hansen, Gary McGowan
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2003
The Brothers' War: Civil War Voices in Verse

The Brothers’ War: Civil War Voices in Verse

J. Patrick Lewis
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction, Poetry
Published:
2007
Red Moon at Sharpsburg

Red Moon at Sharpsburg

Rosemary Wells
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2007
Across Five Aprils

Across Five Aprils

Irene Hunt
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2002
Elijah of Buxton

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2008
Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

James Giblin
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2005
Genre:
Nonfiction