Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln
The Story of the Gettysburg Address
Author: Jean Fritz
Illustrator: Charles Robinson
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Autobiography and Biography, Informational
American Civil War, Historic Documents, Civil War Period and Reconstruction
Abraham Lincoln was one busy man. He had a country to run. And a war to win. And a family to care for. But when it came time to honor all the soldiers who had died in the great battle of Gettysburg, President Lincoln still took time to say a few words. Two hundred and seventy-one to be exact. Here is a true story about a great man and his famous speech. The text of the speech is included.
Award-winning Jean Fritz is undeniably a master of her craft. She brings to life historical figures and makes their biographies entertaining, informative, and filled with natural child appeal.