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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass
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Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for Lincoln: A Photobiography. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and a National Humanities Medal, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.

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* "Freedman writes with clarity, intelligence, and a fine sense of detail . . . a well-researched, wonderfully readable book."
--Booklist, starred review

* "A lucid and fascinating narrative that never sacrifices depth and intellectual rigor. . . . A marvel of history writing that makes complicated history clear and interesting."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"True to form, Freedman relies heavily on period illustrations and primary and secondary sources, breathing life into both men through a generous assortment of their own words."
--Horn Book

"This book would be an asset for any classroom because it shows how two men set lasting examples of equality, integrity, and selflessness."
--VOYA, 5Q 4P MJ

* "A first-rate volume for classroom study and general reading."
--School Library Journal, starred review

* "Clear, accessible storytelling."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Freedman does not deviate an inch from his customary knack of selecting the precise details an adolescent reader will require to sort through complex issues and often conflicted personalities."
--Bulletin

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