Library Closed for Lincoln's Birthday

In honor of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, the Library is closed on Tuesday, February 12. Some recent books the Library has acquired on President Lincoln include:

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013) YA 973.71B

Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly (Henry Holt & Co., 2012) YA 973.7 O

Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Friedman (Clarion Books, 2012) YA 973.7 F

Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context and Memory by Harold Holzer (Harvard University Press, 2012) 973.71 H

Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year by Dave Von Drehle (Henry Holt, 2012) Biography Lincoln

 

For fun, you can turn to fictionalized stories that utilize Lincoln as a semi-fictional character:

The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen L. Carter (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) Fiction

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith (Grand Central Publishing, 2010/2012) Fiction or Paperback

 

And of course, there's a graphic novel:

The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln by Noah Van Sciver (Fantagraphics Books, 2012) Graphic Novels

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