Text organized into six chapters, each focusing on an aspect of his personality or convictions. Photographs scattered throughout the text. Additional reference aids: Lincoln quotes; list of memorials, monuments and historical sites; list of books about Lincoln (published between 1963 and 1984); acknowledgments and photo credits; and index. Received several awards including Newbery Medal (1988). Younger grades may feel overwhelmed by the long chapters, earliest recommendation is grade 4.