Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln
The Story of the Gettysburg Address
Author: Jean Fritz
Illustrator: Charles Robinson
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
American Civil War, Historic Documents
This book provides a look at the private side of Abraham Lincoln and at the circumstances surrounding his short but memorable speech at the dedication of the cemetery at the Gettysburg Battlefield. 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.