Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads

updated 02/23/2009 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/23/2009 AT 01:00 AM EST


DID LINCOLN OWN SLAVES? by Gerald J. Prokopowicz New in paperback, this easy-to-dip-into guide answers FAQs about our 16th President.

A. LINCOLN by Ronald C. White Jr. Does the world really need another Lincoln bio? White's exhaustive yet accessible work tips the scales to yes.

WHAT LINCOLN SAID by Sarah L. Thomson Called two-faced by a foe, he replied, "If I had another face, do you think I would wear this one?" Lively stuff for ages 4-8.

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