Voyages: Reminiscences of Young Abe Lincoln
by Neil Waldman (Goodreads Author)
Through three voyages on the Mississippi River, a young Abraham Lincoln matures in the world and gives careful consideration to the issue of slavery. Travel with young Abraham Lincoln as he journeys up and down the "Father of Waters." Sit alongside him as he navigates his flatboat over dams, past currents, and through shallow water. Sail with him to the bustling port of Ne...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Calkins Creek Books
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Aug 06, 2009 Carolyn Cook rated it 4 of 5 stars
This is a first person narrative of Lincoln's life where the reader not only learns facts about Lincoln but what events influenced hsi thinking and actions later as President. Waldman relies on primary sources to tell this story.
Neil Waldman's paintings and prints are included in many prestigious collections around the world. His oils, acrylics and watercolors may be seen in the capital buildings of more than a dozen nations, and in numerous major corporations.
.....His works have garnered many awards and honours. Notable among these is a gold medal from the United Nations in a closed international competition in which Wa...more