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Before She Was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
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Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch, The

by Chris Barton and Don Tate
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Under the Freedom Tree

by Susan VanHecke and London Ladd
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War

by Debbie Levy and Gilbert Ford
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

by Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Underground Abductor, The: An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman

by Nathan Hale

Book 5 of the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Humor, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Jubilee!: One Man's Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace

by Alicia Potter and Matt Tavares
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

by Janet Halfmann and London Ladd
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln, A

by David A. Adler, John Wallner, and Alexandra Wallner

Part of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1989
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Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

by Dana Meachen Rau, Nancy Harrison, and Gregory Copeland

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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What Was the Underground Railroad?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough and Lauren Mortimer

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Underground Railroad, The: Navigate the Journey from Slavery to Freedom

by Judy Dodge Cummings and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, and Salvatore Murdocca
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Abraham Lincoln Comes Home

by Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero

by Marissa Moss and John Hendrix
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship

by Russell Freedman
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Big Bad Ironclad!: A Civil War Tale

by Nathan Hale

Book 2 of the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Humor, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Price of Freedom, The: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery

by Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judith Bloom Fradin, and Eric Velasquez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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I Am Abraham Lincoln

by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Part of the Ordinary People Change the World Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

by Winifred Conkling
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley

by Sally M. Walker
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2005
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Looking at Lincoln

by Maira Kalman
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Two Miserable Presidents: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You about the Civil War

by Steve Sheinkin and Tim Robinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Louisa May's Battle: How the Civil War Led to Little Women

by Kathleen Krull and Carlyn Beccia
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

by Sally M. Walker
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Now or Never: Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry's War to End Slavery

by Ray Anthony Shepard
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
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United No More!: Stories of the Civil War

by Doreen Rappaport, Rick Reeves, and Joan Verniero
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation

by Pat Sherman and Floyd Cooper
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

by Bill O'Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln

by Don Brown
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Volcano Beneath the Snow, A: John Brown's War Against Slavery

by Albert Marrin
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

by Alan Schroeder and John O'Brien
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Beacon to Freedom: The Story of a Conductor on the Underground Railroad

by Jenna Glatzer and Ebony Glenn
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Eye That Never Sleeps, The: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

by Marissa Moss and Jeremy Holmes
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Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow

by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2019
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Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)

by Kathleen Krull, Paul Brewer, and Stacy Innerst
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Humor, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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American Civil War, The

by Ben Thompson and C.M. Butzer
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War

by Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
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Battle of Gettysburg, The: Would You Lead the Fight?

by Elaine Landau
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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War, Terrible War:1855-1865

by Joy Hakim

Book 6 of the History of US Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

by Tanya Anderson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero

by Cheryl Harness and Carlo Molinari
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Give Me Wings: How a Choir of Former Slaves Took on the World

by Kathy Lowinger
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Abraham Lincoln: The Making of America

by Teri Kanefield
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
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O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War

by Robert Burleigh and Sterling Hundley
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
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Under Siege!: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg

by Andrea Warren
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy

by Carrie Jones and Mark Oldroyd
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Old Abe, Eagle Hero: The Civil War's Most Famous Mascot

by Patrick Young and Anne Lee
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

by James Daugherty and Abraham Lincoln
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1995
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