Mary Todd Lincoln (First Ladies)Online Periodical or Article
This book introduces young readers to the life of Mary Lincoln, beginning with her childhood in Lexington, Kentucky. Readers will become familiar with her world as they learn about her years away at private school and her marriage to Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. The book details how the Civil War, the deaths of her sons, and her spending habits after her husband's assassination brought Mrs. Lincoln much criticism while she was First Lady. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.