By Sterling North
Abraham Lincoln was once born to a negative relatives at the American frontier. He was once a troublesome employee, yet he sought after greater than a farmer's lifestyles. As he realized in regards to the problems with his day, Abe longed to be a lawmaker himself, so he ran for the country legislature. quickly the farm boy might turn into the bright orator and trendy president who ultimately proclaimed freedom for all american citizens. concentrating on Lincoln's early life and early manhood, this publication explores the folks and occasions that formed certainly one of America's maximum presidents.
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Life was “plumb miserable” in that half-finished cabin there in the little clearing at the forks of Pigeon Creek. It worried Tom that no funeral service had been said over Nancy and the Sparrows. It helped a little when Parson Elkin of Hardin County, Kentucky, happened by one day and agreed to say the right words over the mounds of earth near the deer path. Abe and Sarah, Dennis and Tom bowed their heads while the preacher read the service for the dead. Ashes to ashes and dust to dust! But no words can ever counter the loss of someone beloved.
When the first fiddlehead ferns were curling up through the carpet of the previous year’s brown oak leaves, and while the redbud was only a hint of color on dark boughs, Abe and Allen loaded their new boat (still smelling of freshly cut timber) with grain and hogs, bacon and hams, and whatever else James Gentry wished to sell in New Orleans. In April 1828, they cast off from Gentry’s Landing to begin their floating adventure down the river. The wide Ohio flows peacefully here, carrying driftwood downstream.
New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. , in 1956. com/kids Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data North, Sterling. Abe Lincoln. (A Landmark book) SUMMARY: A biography of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on his childhood spent in poverty on the Midwestern frontier and chronicling his rise to the presidency and the highlights of his tenure. 1. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809–1865—Juvenile literature. 2. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809–1865—Childhood and youth—Juvenile literature.
Abe Lincoln by Sterling North