Friday, November 18, 2016

Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson*

Mr. Swanson became interested in President Lincoln's assassination as a child and proceeded to learn all he could about it and to collect memorabilia throughout his lifetime.  
Although this book is packed full of facts, it reads like a thriller.  I learned a lot about John Wilkes Booth and the assassination plot.
-Borrowed from the library.
*Highly recommend for older readers (junior high/high school).
Full of photographs.
Guided Reading Level: Z (above 6th grade)
Grade Level Equivalent: 8.3
Warning: Gruesome details about Lincoln's assassination; some swearing
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