Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

(Hardback - Aug 2012)
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"Lincoln's Last Days" is a gripping account of one of the most dramatic nights in American history--of how one gunshot changed the country forever. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller, "Killing Lincoln," this book will have young readers--and grown-ups too--hooked on history.

In the spring of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally winning America's bloody Civil War. In the midst of celebrations, Lincoln is assassinated at Ford's Theatre by a famous actor named John Wilkes Booth. What follows is a thrilling chase, ending with a fiery shoot-out and swift justice for the perpetrators.

With an unforgettable cast of characters, page-turning action, vivid detail, and art on every spread, "Lincoln's Last Days" is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special book, irresistible on its own or as a compelling companion to "Killing Lincoln."


  • SKU: 9780805096750
  • SKU10: 0805096752
  • Title: Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
  • Qty Remaining Online: 6
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
  • Release Date: Aug 21, 2012
  • Pages: 316
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 10 - 18
  • Grade Level: 5th Grade thru College Freshman
  • Weight lbs: 1.63
  • Dimensions: 9.21" L x 7.29" W x 0.94" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Maps, Index, Illustrated, Ikids, Dust Cover, Bibliography
  • Themes: Chronological Period | 1851-1899; Topical | Civil War;
  • Awards: 2015 Nevada Young Readers' Award (Nominee - Intermediate)
    2015 Young Hoosier Book Award (Nominee - Middle Grades)
    2014-2015 Iowa High School Book Award (Nominee - Young Adult)
    2014 Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Nominee - Grades 6-8)
  • Subject: History - United States - Civil War Period