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Overview

This provocative look at the Lincoln assassination allows readers to see through the eyes of both a young White House insider and the infamous assassin himself.

Bella isn't evil. But even people with good intentions can do bad things. Especially when they meet people with the power to persuade them to do almost anything, like John Wilkes Booth--the most famous actor of his time.

The charming booth recruits Bella, an assistant seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln, in a ploy to kidnap President Lincoln. Under the guise of trying to free Southern war prisoners, Booth convinces Bella to betray the president and even turn her back on the boy she has loved her entire life. But the kidnapping plot fails, and now Booth will stop at nothing--even if it means harming Bella in the process.

Exciting historical fiction exploring the Lincoln assassination through the eyes of a young White House insider and the assassin himself. An author's note provides the historical background to this tragic event.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802796431
  • ISBN-10: 0802796435
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
  • Publish Date: July 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.53 pounds
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP

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