Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass: The Story behind an American Friendship.

By Russell Freedman. illus. Clarion, $18.99 (9780547385624). Gr. 5–9.


After telling the life stories of both Lincoln and Douglass, this well-researched and wonderfully readable book describes their first meeting in 1863, their different points of view, and their respectful, increasingly warm relationship.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
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