The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

By: Marissa Moss

Illustrator: Jeremy Holmes

Time line. Artist’s note. Author’s note. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index. Full-color illustrations, digitally rendered and colored scratchboard.

ISBN: 9781419730641

JLG Release: Jan 2019

Topics: Allan Pinkerton (1819–1884) , Biography , Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency , US private investigators , US detectives

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Awards & Honors

2019 EGL Award Winner, Children Nonfiction
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
Publishers Weekly Best Books - 2018
NYPL Best Books for Kids - 2018

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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Book Details



First Release

January 2019



Dewey Classification

363.28/9092 B

Trim Size

9" x 12"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 5.9; Points: 0.5;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;


Level 980L


Print Book


Hardcover edition



Potentially Sensitive Areas


Allan Pinkerton (1819–1884), Biography, Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency, US private investigators, US detectives,

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