Mary Todd Lincoln

Amie Jane Leavitt (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691720

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Born of privilege and raised among the nation's political elite, Mary Todd was a highly intelligent and outspoken young woman with a love for hoop skirts and a disgust for slavery. Her passion for politics would set the stage for her to meet young Abraham Lincoln, who would one day become President of the United States, and she his driving force. On a fateful night in April, 1865, she would endure the unthinkable, and her life would be changed forever. Mary Todd Lincoln would join a nation in healing after the loss of its leader, and the effects of a brutal civil war. She would remain a First Lady to the end, and second to none.

Reading Level
Lexile
980L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.6
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Biographies History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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