No Better Hope: What the Lincoln Memorial Means to America
Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Like no other national memorial, The Lincoln Memorial has taken a special place in the hearts and minds of Americans. No Better Hope describes the history, planning, and creation of the Memorial and profiles important people involved. In addition, this book discusses Lincoln's place in American history, discusses why he is America's most loved president, and relates some of the important events and celebrations that have taken place at the Memorial, including the 1963 March on Washington.
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TWO A Man for the Ages
THREE A Memorial for Mr Lincoln
SIX What the Lincoln Memorial
SEVEN The Lincoln Legacy
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