Published: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2013 Description: vii, 120 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., col. maps ; 27 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781419703904 (hbk.), 1419703900 (hbk.), 9781419703904, 1419703900 :, Language: English
"...This book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images, and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes."--Amazon.com
"The agonizing prayers of centuries" -- "A fit and necessary military measure" -- "The trump of jubilee."