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Lincoln's Grave Robbers

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fascinating nonfiction account of little-known conspiracy.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Swearing not mentioned in CM review

Just letting parents who might care know that there are actually 2 religious exclamations and 3 mild obscenities.

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LINCOLN'S GRAVE ROBBERS is an exciting, fast-paced and well-researched chronicle of a little-known sidelight of post-Civil War history. It provides the right amount of background on the history of counterfeiting in America, then gets down to the twisty tale of a plot to steal a beloved president's remains. The real-life cast is populated with some fascinating characters, from upright lawmen to conniving counterfeiters to a slippery double agent. Author Steve Sheinkin presents the material with clear prose and an eye for the telling detail.

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