He Has Shot the President! April 14, 1865 The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln (Actual Times)

He Has Shot the President! April 14, 1865 The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln (Actual Times)

The headline that shocked the nation: President Lincoln Shot by Assassin John Wilkes Booth! One of the most exciting stories in American history told with full color illustrations.

The fifth installment in Don Brown's Actual Times series featuring significant days in American history covers the Lincoln assassination and the ensuing manhunt. In He Has Shot the President! both Lincoln and Booth emerge as vivid characters, defined by the long and brutal Civil War, and set on a collision course toward tragedy. With his characteristic straightforward storytelling voice and dynamic water color illustration, Don Brown gives readers a chronological account of the events and also captures the emotion of the death of America's greatest president.--from the publisher

64 pages       978-1596432246    Ages 8-12

Other titles on this subject: Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson (for older readers)

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